[U-Boot-Users] Booting IXP425 with RAMDISK support

Annamalai Prakash prakash at comodogroup.com
Mon May 31 09:08:46 CEST 2004

Dear friends, 

         i am unable to boot my ixdp425 boot with RAM disk support. I
have compiled 2.4.19-rmk7-ds1 kernel with RAM disk, initrd, ext2 file
system support. i have loaded my compressed RAM disk into flash too. 

        while booting the kernel i got the following errors. 

## Booting image at 50040000 ...
   Image Name:   Linux Kernel Image
   Image Type:   ARM Linux Kernel Image (gzip compressed)
   Data Size:    618414 Bytes = 603.9 kB
   Load Address: 00008000
   Entry Point:  00008000
   Verifying Checksum ... OK
   Uncompressing Kernel Image ... OK
## Loading Ramdisk Image at 50160000 ...
   Image Name:   Simple Ramdisk
   Image Type:   ARM Linux RAMDisk Image (gzip compressed)
   Data Size:    2803063 Bytes =  2.7 MB
   Load Address: 00000000
   Entry Point:  00000000
   Verifying Checksum ... OK
Starting kernel ...
Uncompressing Linux........................................... done,
booting the kernel.
Linux version 2.4.19-rmk7-ds1 (root at Gargouille.comodoindia) (gcc version
3.2.1) #4 Mon May 31 12:19:01 IST 2004
CPU: XScale-IXP4xx/IXC11xx revision 1
Machine: Intel IXDP425 Development Platform
On node 0 totalpages: 4096
zone(0): 4096 pages.
zone(1): 0 pages.
zone(2): 0 pages.
Kernel command line: root=/dev/ram rw mem=16M console=ttyS0,115200
Calibrating delay loop... 263.78 BogoMIPS
Memory: 16MB = 16MB total
Memory: 14736KB available (985K code, 239K data, 208K init)
XScale Cache/TLB Locking Copyright(c) 2001 MontaVista Software, Inc.
Dentry cache hash table entries: 2048 (order: 2, 16384 bytes)
Inode cache hash table entries: 1024 (order: 1, 8192 bytes)
Mount-cache hash table entries: 512 (order: 0, 4096 bytes)
Buffer-cache hash table entries: 1024 (order: 0, 4096 bytes)
Page-cache hash table entries: 4096 (order: 2, 16384 bytes)
POSIX conformance testing by UNIFIX
PCI: bus0: Fast back to back transfers enabled
Linux NET4.0 for Linux 2.4
Based upon Swansea University Computer Society NET3.039
Sangoma WANPIPE Router v1.1 (c) 1995-2000 Sangoma Technologies Inc.
Initializing RT netlink socket
Starting kswapd
i2c-dev.o: Registered 'IXP425 I2C Adapter' as minor 0
pty: 256 Unix98 ptys configured
Serial driver version 5.05c (2001-07-08) with MANY_PORTS SHARE_IRQ
SERIAL_PCI enabled
ttyS00 at 0xff000003x (irq = 15) is a XScale UART
ttyS01 at 0xff001003x (irq = 13) is a XScale UART
Loaded PCF8594C2 I2C EEPROM NVRAM driver
RAMDISK driver initialized: 16 RAM disks of 4192K size 1024 blocksize
loop: loaded (max 8 devices)
Using buffer write method
Using static MTD partitions.
Creating 2 MTD partitions on "IXP425 Flash":
0x00040000-0x00440000 : "image"
0x00440000-0x00fc0000 : "user"
blkmtd: starting
blkmtd: error, missing `device' name
ftl_cs: FTL header not found.
ftl_cs: FTL header not found.
NET4: Linux TCP/IP 1.0 for NET4.0
IP Protocols: ICMP, UDP, TCP
IP: routing cache hash table of 512 buckets, 4Kbytes
TCP: Hash tables configured (established 1024 bind 2048)
NET4: Unix domain sockets 1.0/SMP for Linux NET4.0.
NetWinder Floating Point Emulator V0.95 (c) 1998-1999 Rebel.com
Kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on 01:00

        expecting ur commands


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