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SubjectRe: / on ramfs, possible?
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Followup to:  <200010300727.IAA12250@hell.wii.ericsson.net>
By author: Anders Eriksson <aer-list@mailandnews.com>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
>
> I want my / to be a ramfs filesystem. I intend to populate it from an
> initrd image, and then remount / as the ramfs filesystem. Is that at
> all possible? The way I see it the kernel requires / on a device
> (major,minor) or nfs.
>
> Am I out of luck using ramfs as /? If it's easy to fix, how do I fix it?
>

Use pivot_root instead of the initrd stuff in /proc/sys.

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