[klibc] early userspace goals

Bryan O'Sullivan bos at serpentine.com
Thu Nov 13 11:17:56 PST 2003

On Thu, 2003-11-13 at 10:44, Martin Hicks wrote:

> I've been messing around with the early userspace for the last couple
> days.  What are the goals of early userspace?   Is the end goal to use
> it as an initrd replacement or is it simply to do all the mounting
> (nfsroot, initrd, hard disk) that is currently done in init/do_mounts*?

Yes.  By the way, it currently does much of this.  The BK repository at
http://klibc.bkbits.net/2.5-klibc has the nfsroot and some other
do_mounts code ripped out of the kernel, and replaced with userspace


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