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

Olaf Hering olh at suse.de
Wed Aug 10 00:59:50 PDT 2005

 On Wed, Aug 10, Milton Miller wrote:

> The only dependancy on BLOCK_DEV_INITRD by initramfs is that you will
> end up with a /initrd.data file locked in ramfs if you miss the
> format.   do_mounts_initrd is needed only for the initrd* globals
> at the top, those could be moved.
> In short, its easy to remove the depenancy today, there is no magic
> sharing of the major number as in the past.

Yes, you are right. Only the arch code needs to be updated, removing the
#ifdef CONFIG_BLOCK_DEV_INITRD and make initrd passing unconditional.

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