[klibc] problems when exec()ing /sbin/init from an initramfs

Martin Hicks mort at bork.org
Sun Nov 30 14:50:18 PST 2003

On Fri, 2003-11-28 at 16:01, Martin Hicks wrote:
> This is an early userspace type question.  I have an initramfs that does
> some root device setup, then tries to mount the real root partition and
> exec /sbin/init to start the real userland.  It seems to do what I want,
> except that bootlogd hangs while mount /proc.  I can't seem to figure
> out why.

Seems to be a kernel problem.  It works fine if I use an old-style
initrd.  There must be some problem with switching from ramfs / to a
real / then trying to mount /proc again.

Investigating will continue...

Martin Hicks || mort at bork.org || PGP/GnuPG: 0x4C7F2BEE
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