Re: NFS mounted rootfs possible via PCMCIA NIC ?
H. Peter Anvin (email@example.com)
12 Dec 2002 13:49:22 -0800
Followup to: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
By author: Andreas Schaufler <email@example.com>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
> > PCMCIA relies in part on user space. You can do this, it involves
> > building a large initrd with a dhcp client on it that sets up pcmcia,
> > then nfs mounts stuff, then pivot_root()'s into it. Its not exactly
> > trivial
> Thanks for your reply. I get the basic idea from what you say. But what do you
> mean by pivot_root()'ing into it ?!?
pivot_root() is a system call which flips the root directory around.
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