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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 http://lkml.org/lkml/2005/10/8/17 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,
    Arnd
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