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SubjectRe: initrd and 2.6.0-test8
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Dnia sob 18. października 2003 21:25, viro@parcelfarce.linux.theplanet.co.uk 
napisał:
> 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
>
> *Arrgh*
>
> 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...
What about situation when devfs is not mounted and even not used at all, and
it is still not working?
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