[klibc] initramfs as an initrd replacement
Rogelio M.Serrano Jr.
rogelio at smsglobal.net
Tue Oct 21 18:38:59 PDT 2003
How do i get to see initramfs stuff? I dont see anything about
initramfs whenever i boot. My initrd images also dont work anymore in
2.6.0. im going back to 2.4.22 for my diskless work. I was able to
compile klibc-0.81 successfully but dont know where to go next.
On 2003-10-14 13:37:55 +0800 Bryan O'Sullivan <bos at serpentine.com>
> 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,
>> 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
> months ago, but I don't see any trace of it in the mainline kernel as
> Maybe take a look at a recent -mm patch?
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