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SubjectRe: /linuxrc query
Amit D Chaudhary wrote:
> To summarize, pivot_root has been a life saver as the earlier real_root_dev
> might not have been useful in this case.

The whole old change_root mechanism with real_root_dev is best forgotten
quickly ;-) It's also completely helpless as soon as you fire off some
kernel threads that don't call exit_fs.

> Not using the ramfs limits for now, will do soon.

BTW, if you can't free the RAM disk, you may have to apply
http://icawww1.epfl.ch/~almesber/patches/rdfree

- Werner

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