Kernel for linuxbios

Sagiv Yefet sagivy at
Sun Oct 17 11:51:01 CEST 2004

I did what you said.
New error:

RAMDISK: Couldn't find valid RAM disk image starting at 0.
Freeing initrd memory: 2624k freed
VFS: Cannot open root device "" or 03:00
Please append a correct "root=" boot option
Kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on 03:00


-----Original Message-----
From: Stefan Reinauer [mailto:stepan at] 
Sent: Wednesday, October 13, 2004 4:28 PM
To: Sagiv Yefet
Cc: Dave Aubin; linuxbios at
Subject: Re: Kernel for linuxbios

* Sagiv Yefet <sagivy at> [041013 16:11]:
> Actually, I am using 2.4.24. 
> Maybe I should upgrade to 2.6.*. 
> but in the meanwhile what could be the problem?
> The command is:
> ./objdir/sbin/mkelfImage -t bzImage-i386 --kernel=/home/sagivy/bzImage

> 	--command-line="rw console=ttyS0,115200 root=/dev/ram0"  
> 	--initrd=/home/sagivy/initrd --output=/home/sagivy/bzImage.elf

leave root=/dev/ram0 away in the parameters and say initrd=initrd
instead. IIRC there was some check in Linux that it only looks for an
initrd if there is a parameter saying that there is one.


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