[Udpcast] corrupted PXE initrd on the website ?

Alain Knaff alain at knaff.lu
Tue May 9 15:14:49 CEST 2006


Alex Still wrote:
> Hello all,
> 
> Just trying out udpcast, using PXE after having recompiled the kernel to
> support a serial console (headless machines).

Make sure to include LZMA support into the kernel (patch is on udpcast site)

> This is what I get :
> RAMDISK: Couldn't find valid RAM disk image starting at 0.
> Kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(1,0)
> 
> It seems that the initrd is wrong (downloaded at
> http://udpcast.linux.lu/20060326/initrd).
> # file initrd
> initrd: data
> 
> It's not in bzip2 format, it's not cpio either..  so am I doing something
> really wrong or is the file corrupted ?


It's not corrupted, it's just compressed using lzma rather than bzip2

Regards,

Alain




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