[klibc] Query regarding initramfs

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Tue Feb 22 08:50:29 PST 2005

Hannes Reinecke wrote:
> No. This is _not_ a kernel bug.
> You can't unmount the initramfs as this is stored in the kernel rootfs.

The bug, if there is one, is that you *can* umount the kernel rootfs if 
you pivot it.  It's a hideously obscure corner case of a root-only user 
error, so it's hardly a priority to fix it.

Don't pivot the rootfs.  Just don't.  Really.  I mean it.


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