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SubjectRe: pivot_root alternative
Jan Engelhardt schrieb:
> On Jun 24 2007 23:27, Salvatore De Paolis wrote:
>> i built the kernel with a busybox initramfs which runs from a usb stick. While
>> i boot i need to mount the real root and i'm using pivot_root.
>> Pivot_root . old-root return to me an "Invalid argument" error and googling i
>> found here that pivot_root should be avoided.
>> I want to ask now what i should do to switch to a real root?
> use run-init from klibc?

However be aware of the limitation of run-init:
It only works for direct childs of root directory
/mnt/newroot won't work
/newroot should work ;-)

Good luck,
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