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Re: Booting without flash



On Sat, Nov 15, 2003 at 10:07:00AM -0600, Randy wrote:
> 
> We have a new rev of a custom board with 2 lx100's, NO flash and 64Mb.
> 
> The original rev had flash which we never used (we never even flashed an 
> image onto it). The kernel booted fine.
> 
> How do you configure the kernel to boot without flash?

It's not possible in any released version of axisflashmap.

> 
> It appears that axisflashmap can be modified to add the MTD RAM mount 
> even if no flash exists.

Yes, I have done that and will send it to you in a separate email.
You should also remove all "defines" of CONFIG_MTD options i 
arch/cris/drivers/Config.in to get rid of the flashdrivers in your 
kernel image.

Best regards
/Jonas