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SubjectRE: Booting a modular kernel through a multiple streams file


On Tue, 18 Dec 2001, Grover, Andrew wrote:

> 1) GRUB can already do this
> 2) Each bootloader doesn't need to link, the kernel includes the linker.
> (which after it does its job can be discarded and insmod used later on)
> 3) Seeing how ugly everyone seems to think initrd is, this seems like a
> worthwhile option to consider.

Sigh... You end up adding more code to kernel _and_ keeping initrd
code in there. And that's supposed to be an improvement?

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