[klibc] Re: chicken/egg between pipefs and initramfs/hotplug
akpm at osdl.org
Tue Oct 26 17:29:22 PDT 2004
Thayne Harbaugh <tharbaugh at lnxi.com> wrote:
> It appears that linux/init/main.c:init() has a chicken/egg problem.
> Apparently modprobe and other programs need a pipe and pipefs isn't
> mounted until later on in do_basic_setup()/do_initcalls(). That means
> that linux/fs/pipe.c:static struct vfsmount *pipe_mnt; isn't
> initialized and blows up when it's derefernced in
That's a bit sad. Does this fix it?
--- 25/fs/pipe.c~a Tue Oct 26 16:28:44 2004
+++ 25-akpm/fs/pipe.c Tue Oct 26 16:28:52 2004
@@ -718,5 +718,5 @@ static void __exit exit_pipe_fs(void)
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