[klibc] initrd / initramfs future

Greg KH greg at kroah.com
Wed Sep 15 15:59:02 PDT 2004

On Wed, Sep 15, 2004 at 09:50:24PM +0200, Olaf Hering wrote:
>  On Tue, Sep 14, christophe varoqui wrote:
> > Putting it this way, it seems the initrd is the right place for stuff
> > like lvm2, multipath, mdadm ... but I'd like to be sure before dropping
> > the provisional klibc support in the tools.
> I would like to see a way to construct a general purpose initramfs image
> that fits everyones need. It should also be part of the normal kernel
> build process.
> Whats really missing right now:
> * UUID and LABEL detection in klibc mount, libblkid and libuuid from
>   e2fsprogs should be part of klibc mount

The volume_id program in the udev/extras directory is a stand-alone
version of the code from the e2fsprogs library.  It will do this
detection just fine, and builds with klibc.


greg k-h

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