kernel rootfs

Xiangfu Liu xiangfu at
Thu Dec 3 22:35:30 EST 2009

Hi Kristoffer

Kristoffer Ericson wrote:
> Greetings,
> I ran into some issues running my custom made kernel. Is the bootloader assuming that there will be an
> ramdisk? The rootfs that is flashed onto the NAND is that ramdisk/ordinary?
no. bootloader don't assuming the ramdisk. then rootfs in NAND is UBIFS.

> And if so, what device should it turn up as?
> The error Im getting is that after extracting kernel it says returned to monitor or something similiar.

when kernel boot. there should nothing in screen until the OPENWRT show up. 
so if it returned to screen. the kernel not run. 

you can check the serial output for more info.


Xiangfu Liu
Email: xiangfu at qi-hardware dot com

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