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SubjectRe: final(?) no-daemon kmod diffs for linux-2.1.96
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Followup to:  <199804151932.MAA00368@adam.yggdrasil.com>
By author: "Adam J. Richter" <adam@yggdrasil.com>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
>
> While the changes to the create_thread call in kernel/kmod.c
> that appeared in 2.1.96 cleverly solve the problem of chrooting after
> the ramdisk terminates, they do not solve the problem for ramdisks
> that do not exit, but rather do "exec chroot /mnt /sbin/init".
>

That wouldn't make init pid 1, though.

I do agree that the right thing to do is to have initrd mount the new
root filesystem, and communicate it to the kernel somehow (for example
via /proc/sys), but the kernel needs to be aware of the transition
event so it can make init pid 1.

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