Initrd and ramdisk support

From: Stephan Wiebusch
Date: Thu Sep 28 2006 - 15:47:38 EST


After a very long session of searching for the reason for error messages like

Unpacking initramfs...<0>Kernel panic - not syncing: bad gzip magic numbers
Unpacking initramfs...<0>Kernel panic - not syncing: no cpio magic

i luckily was able to determine the malefactor. There was the initrd support
built into the kernel while the ramdisk driver was just built as a module.

Is it senseful to have the possibility to built the Initramfs/Initrd-support
without having the ramdisk driver forced to be integrated also?

King regards from Germany
Stephan Wiebusch
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