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SubjectRe: initramfs programs (was [RFC] klibc requirements)
At 04:34 09/01/02, Greg KH wrote:
>On Wed, Jan 09, 2002 at 05:23:31AM +0100, Felix von Leitner wrote:
> >
> > How many programs are we talking about here? And what should they do?
>
>Very good question that we should probably answer first (I'll follow up
>to your other points in a separate message).
>
>Here's what I want to have in my initramfs:
> - /sbin/hotplug
> - /sbin/modprobe
> - modules.dep (needed for modprobe, but is a text file)
>
>What does everyone else need/want there?

It is planned to move partition discovery to userspace which would then
instruct the kernel of the positions of various partitions.

The program(s) to do this will need to be in pretty much everyones initramfs...

Best regards,

Anton


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