[klibc] do_mounts new sysfs support?

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Mon Mar 20 15:40:49 PST 2006

Aaron Griffin wrote:
> On 3/20/06, H. Peter Anvin <hpa at zytor.com> wrote:
>>Additionally, the syntax is decimal, not hexadecimal.  I will fix this.
> Yeah, it just happened to work on hda (3:0), so I missed that.  Any
> thoughts on this paragraph from the original email:
> On a side note, would it be possible to pull the do_mounts device node
> creation out into an external tool, ala fstype/ipconfig/nfsmount (I
> named it 'mkrootdev' here), so that the device node can be created
> before passing control to kinit?  The reason I ask is that I need to
> call fstype and load the proper fs module before passing control.

Sure, but *I* won't have time to do it for a while.

I'd accept such a patch, though.


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