Re: [Re: [uCsimm] boot problems]

From: Richard Sevenich (rsevenic@netscape.net)
Date: Thu Jul 20 2000 - 13:45:01 EDT


Thanks Ryan.
That nailed it. You have brought joy to my heart.
Sev

Ryan McDonald <ryan@rt-control.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> It sounds like your image is missing the /dev directory.
> This happens if you are using a different version of genromfs.
> Try uninstalling the existing genromfs on your workstation and installing
> the version that came on the uClinux CD.
>
> -Ryan
>
> > Things I'd like to be able to do, but can't:
> >
> > 1. Upload (serial) an image 'fast' i.e. at 115200 bps. Minicom and the
> > bootloader have problems communicating. One time of many was 'successful'
> > but the resulting image hung on boot. Uploading at 9600 bps seems to
work.
> >
> > 2. Upload (serial) an image that won't hang booting. Even the image
produced
> > by starting over with 'buildenv' then 'make' hangs. The last few lines of
the
> > boot monologue are:
> >
> > VFS: mounted root (romfs filesystem) readonly.
> > Unable to open an initial console.
> > eth0: setting MAC address to 00 50 c2 03 64 cd
> > eth0: Attempting IP
> > etho: using 10Base-T (RJ-45)
> >
> > This is currently a show stopper and hints/advice would be
enthusiastically
> > received.
> >
> > TIA
> > Sev
> >
> >
>
> --
> Ryan McDonald
> Lineo Inc. (Toronto)
>
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