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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?

--
Raul

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