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    SubjectRe: init is pid 1 vs. initrd
    H. Peter Anvin <hpa@transmeta.com> wrote:
    > This doesn't solve the main problem, which is that if you use chroot,
    > the very existence of the mounted filesystem on top of it will count
    > as a reference, and hence the root will never be freed.
    >
    > Let's face it that the initrd pivot is an exceptional even, and let's
    > treat it as such.

    Ok.

    But, can it be an explicit syscall, rather than device magic?

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    Raul

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