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SubjectRe: [PATCH] USB HardDisk Booting 2.4.20
>> Is there a reason for not using initrd for this. That should let you
>> use any kind of root device even ones requiring user space work before
>> the real root is mounted.
>
> Yes, I believe there is. IMO initrd is too much of an annoyance to setup.

I believe it's going to be mandatory anyway, perhaps not as initrd,
but as initfs, but the result is the same. Besides, it's not
that big a deal if rpm -i makes initrd for you automagically.

-- Pete
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