[ARMedslack] slackwarearm on seagate dosckstar

Stuart Winter m-lists at biscuit.org.uk
Thu Apr 18 09:15:36 UTC 2013

On Thu, 18 Apr 2013, Davide wrote:

> So I updated the uboot image with the install script (I did it by hand
> the first time around and I;ll savemyself the trouble if possible) and
> nor the kernel gets loaded properly. I still have an issue concerning
> that the root filesystem on the usb stick is ext2 while the slackware
> arm 14 initrd is looking to mount an ext3 filesystem. I think I can fix
> that by remaking my usb stick image or by repackaging the initrd with
> the correct fstype ... maybe I just need to recheck how I pass boot
> parameters to kernel from uboot when I detect a valid usb stick !

The resson it's doing that is purely because the kernels are built on a
machine that has an ext3 root fs.

Have a look through the INSTALL_KIRKWOOD document, as it explains what
configuration to set up.  You need to supply the kernel parameter:
to your boot string.

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