[klibc] klibc-0.130: s390, run-init

Olaf Hering olh at suse.de
Wed Jun 9 02:38:14 PDT 2004


 On Tue, Jun 08, H. Peter Anvin wrote:

> Olaf Hering wrote:
> > On Tue, Jun 08, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> >
> >
> >>OK, I have just pushed out klibc-0.130; it significantly updates the 
> >>run-init program (again... PLEASE TEST IN A SAFE ENVIRONMENT) based on, 
> >>but not identical to, Alexander's suggestions; it also adds s390/x 
> >>patches from Arnd Bergmann.
> >
> >
> >Hmm, havent looked at the code, but your mails sound like the
> >implementation is a bit messy.
> >I'm attaching what we ship with suse 9.1. Some corner cases still need 
> >fixing.
> >
> 
> Your code doesn't clear out the initramfs at all (well, it does in the 
> script, but it leaves a bunch of stuff in place); other than that, it does 
> very little more: it does a bunch of safety checks to make sure it doesn't 
> wipe a reap filesysttem, and it does the console redirection mainly so that 
> all fds get opened O_RDWR.

Hmm, that would be a real bug. Where do I leave files in initramfs?

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