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SubjectRe: / on ramfs, possible?
Anders Eriksson <aer-list@mailandnews.com> writes:
>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?

We do that right now with cramfs. You might want to examine
ftp://ftp.yggdrasil.com/pub/dist/booting/make-ramdisk-0.19.tar.gz.

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