[klibc] klibc-1.5 released

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Wed Mar 7 08:31:32 PST 2007

Chris Smith wrote:
>      > Isn't the initramfs shell one such argument? Getting a shell on boot
>      > failure is a major improvement over a panic message...
>      >
>     This doesn't seem to be that strong of a demand, as far as I can tell :(
> People who are happy with a distro may lack interest, but the DIY 
> community, and kernel hacker aspirants like me would enjoy any improved 
> support for setting up the initramfs.
> Initramfs support is a little more clear with the uClibc/busybox 
> approach, btw.

True, but the size grows quickly, in a way that is generally 
unacceptable for embedded use.


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