Re: [uCsimm] ADS and uClinux

From: Zhang Hong (
Date: Thu Oct 12 2000 - 22:46:56 EDT

I always get the following log message whatever I start the kernel from ram or flash
targeted for ADS board. It seems that my romfs filesystem, would anybody like to
give me a hand? Thanks in advance.

Blkmem 1 disk images:
0: 10000000-FFFFFFF (RO)
PPP: version 2.2.0 (dynamic channel allocation)
TCP compression code copyright 1989 Regents of the University of California
PPP Dynamic channel allocation code copyright 1995 Caldera, Inc.
PPP line discipline registered.
SLIP: version 0.8.4-NET3.019-NEWTTY (dynamic channels, max=256).
CSLIP: code copyright 1989 Regents of the University of California.
Open of blkmem arena 0 at 10000000, length 0
attempt to access beyond end of device
1f:00: rw=0, want=1, limit=0
romfs: unable to read superblock
attempt to access beyond end of device
1f:00: rw=0, want=2, limit=0
EXT-fs: unable to read superblock
Kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on 1f:00

 Zhang Hong

Vladimir Gurevich wrote:

> Hello Edward,
> This is pretty strange. In fact, I have M68EZ328ADS board at home and
> I tested all the images before I put them on the FTP site.
> Don't worry about the start address 0x1004 for at_flash.b It is
> correct, that's how the program (originally from Motorola) was
> written.
> Did it execute correctly? (It should have printed some dots and then
> "DONE" at the end). Was heartbeat still OK after at_flash.b execution?
> After at_flash.b execution, please check memory at 0x200000 and make
> sure it looks the same as the contents of the .b file (oh, btw, hope
> you made sure that all .b.gz files were decompressed!)
> You have to open both SW-2/6 and SW-2/7 on the board and then
> press the Reset button.
> Another thing is that you have to make sure that your bbug program
> does not attempt to initialize the board on its own. All initialization
> is contained in the beginning of at_flash.b Anything else might screw
> things up.
> I'll try to re-check the image this evening when I come back home,
> but I am pretty sure it should work.
> If it still doesn't let me know. In the worst case remember that it
> is only about 2-3 hours drive from your place to mine!
> Happy hacking,
> Vladimir
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