Bad Magic Number while booting from SD card with new uImage!

Shaz shazalive at
Fri Sep 19 11:55:19 CEST 2008

On 9/19/08, Andy Green <andy at> wrote:
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>  Somebody in the thread at some point said:
>  |>  You don't need to do this as root.
>  | I get permission denied on root owned directory linux-2.6.24 :)
>  Well, you are better to chown it to your user than run as root... once
>  you start running stuff and creating files as root it kind of leaks out
>  everywhere until you have to do everything as root.
I guess you are right. It can even crash the toolchain and libs. I had
a bad experiance with a uclibc toolchain once.
>  |>  We call it uImage.bin, that is what the canned U-Boot menu scripts
>  expect.
>  | yes. This was the problematic part :) By default it expects uImage.bin.
>  Great.
>  | My Rootfs had problems due to this new SD card. The kernel was giving
>  | panics due to some VFS driver issue but when I used the old SD card it
>  | started to work. Is there a problem of quality of SD cards that I
>  | bought? We are making images on various SD cards as incremental
>  | experiments so need to have more than one card. I'll check it somehow.
>  No some larger cards break us right now, can you let me know your exact
>  card type and I will do a little shopping spree today to reproduce this.
>  ~ I think someone else mentioned Sandisk 8GB is going to make the same
>  trouble.
Its named Amco. A 1GB card. So should we stick to 512MB? We can live
with that too :)
>  - -Andy
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