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SubjectRe: Initramfs and TMPFS!
On Fri, Aug 26, 2005 at 01:22:26PM -0700, Chris Wedgwood wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 26, 2005 at 08:08:51PM +0000, Kent Robotti wrote:
>
> > Overmount_rootfs shouldn't take place until you know for sure the
> > kernel detects an initramfs.
>
> Actually, it was a deliberate decision to *always* overmount after
> some discussion with people.

Ideally, I don't know why you would want to overmount unless the
kernel detects an initramfs.

> It's not a clean solution and the overall goals aren't clear here so
> it was never submitted for inclusion --- an the fact is 99.9% of users
> simply don't need or care for this.

I know the patch is just a quick and simple way to use tmpfs for
initramfs, and it seems to work.

But, it would be nice if were cleaned up for that less than one percent.

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