[klibc] Re: [PATCH - RFC] Move initramfs configuration to "General setup"

Grzegorz Kulewski kangur at polcom.net
Mon Aug 8 07:57:37 PDT 2005

On Mon, 8 Aug 2005, Olaf Hering wrote:

> On Mon, Aug 08, Grzegorz Kulewski wrote:
>>> From my recent experiments it looks like in order to be able to use
>> initramfs not compiled into the kernel image but loaded from separate file
>> by GRUB or LILO one must also build initrd into the kernel.
> The file passed from the bootloader to the kernel, which is later
> eventually recognized as an initrd, can be everything. But the kernel
> code to deal with the memory range containing the file is behind
> CONFIG_BLK_DEV_INITRD. The new config options should depend on

[ Depend or select? ]

So this code should be separated from initrd and put in some other place 
and depend on initrd || initramfs.

>From what I saw reading the code initrd is much more than this code so why 
keep it together?


Grzegorz Kulewski

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