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SubjectRe: [Acpi] Re: ACPI fundamental locking problems
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On Sat, Jul 07, 2001 at 11:53:29PM +0200, Jamie Lokier wrote:
> Mike Touloumtzis wrote:
> >
> > Would it be possible to use a cramfs image in vmlinux (i.e. real
> > filesystem image, not an in-kernel-structures fs like ramfs), and map
> > it directly from the kernel image (it would have to be suitably aligned,
> > of course)?
> >
> > This would allow demand paging of files in the image (not too important
> > for a minimal boot fs, admittedly), and would allow text pages to be
> > dropped under VM pressure (nice for a fs which holds substantial amounts
> > of boot-time-only code).
>
> Yes that would work, and it would work on machines with less RAM too.
> You would want to remove the cramfs filesystem code when you're done though.

Some of the files in the boot time FS would need to
be kept around, such as the ACPI code, right?

miket
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