[klibc] Userspace mounts issue

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Fri Oct 6 09:33:24 PDT 2006

I don't know if this is bug-worthy or not  It can be fixed in numerous
places, but I think it might make the most sense to do it here....

kinit uses /dev/root to mount the rootfs.  In normal userspace, this
causes the root system to be displayed twice in apps like Nautilus, as
/proc/mounts lists rootfs on /dev/root, in addition to the real info
(e.g. ext3 on /dev/hda3).

This is actually easilly solved by adding a /dev/root symlink to the
real root device, but that's seems to fix the symptoms and not the
root cause.

Does anyone have any idea on how to circumvent this when using kinit?
I have no ability to move nodes from the early-userspace /dev to
normal userspace, as kinit claims control of all that.

Thanks in advance,
Aaron Griffin

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