Re: [PATCH] Initrd Dynamic v4.2 - New Feature: Tmpfs root support

Jeff Garzik (
Sun, 23 Sep 2001 12:55:39 -0500 (CDT)

On Sun, 23 Sep 2001, Alexander Viro wrote:
> As for the code... _all_ you need on the kernel side is "unpack <some_archive>
> to ramfs/tmpfs and do exec()". That's it. The rest can be done in userland.
> That includes the logics with loading ramdisk from initrd/floppies, handling
> nfsroot, choosing final root device, yodda, yodda. And yes, I consider
> ripping that logics from the kernel space a Good Thing(tm). do others...

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