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    SubjectRe: initrd and 2.6.0-test8
    On Sat, Oct 18, 2003 at 09:10:04PM +0200, Svetoslav Slavtchev wrote:
    > me had the same problems,
    > with devfs enabled
    > could it be this (from Documentation/initrd)
    > Note that changing the root directory does not involve unmounting it.
    > the "normal" root file system is mounted. initrd data can be read
    > root=/dev/ram0 (without devfs)
    > root=/dev/rd/0 (with devfs)
    > initrd is mounted as root, and the normal boot procedure is followed,
    > with the RAM disk still mounted as root.
    > the patch doesn't mention anything about /dev/rd/0 , but does for /dev/ram0


    Presense of devfs is, indeed, the problem. /dev/rd/0 vs. /dev/ram0 is not
    an issue; visibility of /dev/initrd, OTOH, is - we have /dev of rootfs
    overmounted by devfs, so the thing becomes inaccessible.

    OK, that's trivially fixable. We need to put the sucker outside of /dev,
    that's all. Patch in a few...
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