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    SubjectRe: initramfs programs (was [RFC] klibc requirements)
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    Followup to:  <200201102155.g0ALtkA22362@snark.thyrsus.com>
    By author: Rob Landley <landley@trommello.org>
    In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
    > >
    > > Er, 'rdev' is an x86-only program, so lets not add common functionality
    > > to that. And I'd rather not throw something onto the end of the
    > > 'zImage' since I just got done removing annoying/broken things like
    > > that.
    >
    > You want it to be an ELF section then?
    >

    initrd. It's already supported on all architectures; initramfs uses
    the same buffer-transfer architecture, which means you can use
    unmodified bootloaders.

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