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    SubjectRe: Is initramfs freed after kernel is booted?
    Jeff Garzik wrote:
    > Andrey Borzenkov wrote:
    >
    >> Apparently not:
    >>
    >> {pts/1}% head -2 /proc/mounts
    >> rootfs / rootfs rw 0 0
    >> /dev/root / reiserfs rw 0 0
    >>
    >> at least it is still mounted. Is there any way to free it?

    > rootfs is always present. It's the root, as the name implies :)

    He's got two root filesystems, one on top of the other. It should be
    possible to pivot root rather than mount the second one, thus freeing up
    the memory from the initramfs.

    Chris



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