Filo Error Help

David Aubin daubin at
Thu Jul 8 16:20:04 CEST 2004

This exact same elf boots up fine with etherboot.
In fact I have etherboot-filo configured to boot off of the
net and it grabs this elf and boots the system well.
But when I use USB and this same elf, it gets a crc error
during the initrd portion.  It loads the kernel fine though.


On Thu, 2004-07-08 at 17:41, ron minnich wrote:
> On Thu, 8 Jul 2004, David Aubin wrote:
> > RAMDISK: Compressed image found at block 0
> well if found the image ...
> > invalid compressed format (err=2)
> this is odd. you've got linux up, and it found an image, but it seems 
> busted. Are you certain this initrd is ok? You could try booting the 
> kernel and initrd on a known-good system to make sure the initrd is right. 
> Do you have the right VFS for the initrd build into the kernel?
> ron

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