[klibc] initramfs as an initrd replacement

Andrew Morton akpm at osdl.org
Mon Oct 13 23:55:44 PDT 2003

"Bryan O'Sullivan" <bos at serpentine.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-10-13 at 22:20, Daniel Toussaint wrote:
> > The best I could come up with was modifying /init/do_mounts.c to skip
> > over all the initrd loading stuff - then it worked. 
> > My question is, is there a  way to use an initramfs archive as a
> > rootfilesystem, without patching the kernel source? 
> No, there isn't.  Someone submitted such a patch to Andrew Morton a few
> months ago, but I don't see any trace of it in the mainline kernel as of
> 2.6.0-test7.

I vaguely seem to recall that it broke the build in some way.  May be wrong
about that.

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