[Buildroot] CONFIG_BLK_DEV_INITRD deactivated on automatic build

Dennis Borgmann dennis.borgmann at googlemail.com
Fri Oct 1 07:30:44 UTC 2010


thank you!

Thomas Petazzoni schrieb:
> Hello Dennis,
> On Thu, 30 Sep 2010 13:23:46 +0200
> Dennis Borgmann <dennis.borgmann at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> First of all - thank you for the work done for this project. It is
>> awesome and I really like it. Straightforward and quick to use.
>> I think, I found a bug. If you download buildroot and start
>> configuring your project with "make menuconfig" and after that
>> configure the kernel with "make linux26-menuconfig", everything seems
>> to be ok. I did give it a custom kernel-config named
>> "/tmp/config-2.6.34".
>> After running "make", everything seems to be ok, but the resulting
>> kernel does not contain the option "CONFIG_BLK_DEV_INITRD". I need to
>> manually do a "make linux26-menuconfig" again and rebuild the kernel
>> for the resulting kernel to contain this option.
>> This was a really silly thing to find, took me around one week,
>> because you wouldn't think of such a mistake. Could it be, that this
>> is a bug? I am using buildroot-2010.08.
> Yes, it was a bug. When "initramfs" isn't used as the target filesystem
> format, we forcefully disabled the CONFIG_BLK_DEV_INITRD option. This
> has been fixed post-2010.08, by the following commit:
>  http://git.buildroot.net/buildroot/commit/?id=ee3f319249e146d92b093ad8c45a3a908d44236f
> So you can either apply this patch on top of 2010.08, or use the latest
> Buildroot git. We unfortunately do not maintain "stabilized" versions
> of Buildroot (such as 2010.08.x) for the moment.
> Regards,
> Thomas

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