Kernel panic on rootfs mount

Michael 'Mickey' Lauer mickey at
Fri Feb 27 00:13:47 CET 2009

Am Freitag, den 27.02.2009, 05:47 +0800 schrieb Andy Green:
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> Somebody in the thread at some point said:
> | With the latest stable and latest Qi, I'm getting a kernel panic on
> | rootfs mount. It looks (thanks to the debug information (holding power
> | button) like the kernel tries to mount the ext2fs partition on the SD as
> | ext4 partition.
> |
> | Is our defconfig broken?
> I guess it's not to do with us directly, Qi does not set rootfstype= and
> lets the kernel select which ext2 / 3 / 4 flavour to use.
> You can force it to choose one or another flavour of ext<n> by
> rootfstype=ext2 for example in /boot/append-GTA02 -- try that as a
> workaround.

No, that's not it. Although it now mounts the partition, the kernel
panic comes right after that. I only can see something with 'timer irq'
and 'resume' in the traceback. Should I make a photo or can you try to
reproduce it?


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