[Buildroot] Login exited

Steven Woody narkewoody at gmail.com
Thu Sep 4 05:34:14 UTC 2008

On Thu, Sep 4, 2008 at 10:00 AM, Hamish Moffatt <hamish at cloud.net.au> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 04, 2008 at 09:50:01AM +0800, Steven Woody wrote:
>> Okay, we leave this 'decompressing' error for a moment.  I rebuilt
> Actually on second reading I think that is a result of trying to mount
> configfs on /config, and nothing to do with the root filesystem itself.
>> (mostly using default options from buildroot) a very small rootfs
>> image, 780k cramfs.  This time, it boots without the 'decompressing'
>> error message, I still can not login in.  It's same: whatever user
>> name I inputed, the getty restarted and I get nothing but another
>> prompt.
>> If you experts can not guess what's is going on here, I hope you can
>> tell me how to debug this kind of problem.  Tks.
> Did you try booting with init=/bin/sh as I suggested two days ago? Or
> modify your inittab to present you with a shell without needing to
> login? This will help to break down the problem dramatically.

I did init=/bin/sh as you suggested and reported the result to the
list.  Again, the result is:  there is nothing I can do after rootfs
was loaded by kernel.  I can type in characters can see the echo of
what I typed on the screen, but no any other outputs.  Does this has
something to do with my read-only file system type (cramfs)?

> Hamish
> --
> Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish at debian.org> <hamish at cloud.net.au>

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