[klibc] klibc tree status

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Mon Feb 13 09:47:08 PST 2006

Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> * H. Peter Anvin <hpa at zytor.com> [2006-02-12 20:54]:
>>I have *NOT* implemented support for the following, which I'm hoping
>>has fallen out of use by now:
>>	-> When loading the ramdisk from a block device, stop and
>>	   ask the user for a second disk.
> This is most certainly still being used, e.g. in Debian to allow
> starting the installer from floppy disks.

Well, I just pushed out a klibc/kinit tree which should have this 
functionality (untested, however.)  Unlike the mainstream kernel, this 
should work for kinit even when the ramdisk is compressed.


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