[klibc] Query regarding initramfs

Rachita Kothiyal rachitako at in.ibm.com
Wed Feb 23 01:24:08 PST 2005

Hi Andreas,

>> known issue:
>> if you do pivot_root on an initramfs, and you try to unmount
>> the /initrd (original initramfs), the linux kernel will crash.
>> I think that is a bug, and should be fixed, but as far as I know
>> there is no progress.

>> But you shoudln't do that anyway. Replace pivot_root with
>> run-init from klibc distribution, and you don't have that
>> problem.

>> try to put back the mount calls from the original run-init.c
>> instead of the pivot_root and you should be fine.

Did this. It works fine now. Thanks a lot for your help.


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