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SubjectRe: CML2-2.1.3 is available
Rob Landley <landley@trommello.org>:
> I -STILL- can't figure out why the autoprober doesn't just look in
> /proc/mounts to figure out who and what our root device and filesystem are.

The version I just released does exactly that. Well, not exactly; it
actually looks at fstab -- /proc/mounts gives you '/dev/root' rather
than a physical device name in the root entry.

> I need to set up a system that boots to an initrd and puts the root
> device lives on a samba server just to confuse eric's autoprober.
> Hmmm... I wonder if that would work? :)

No. It only knows about IDE and SCSI root devices at the moment. As I
learn how to identify other kinds of root volume it will get smarter.
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