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SubjectRe: Is initramfs freed after kernel is booted?
Andrey Borzenkov wrote:

> my example is after pivot_root. I still have two roots.
>
> To clarify. I want to replace initrd with initramfs. Given all
> the stuff may be put in it can easily be expanded to a couple of MBs.
> initrd frees this. I do not want to waste RAM to leave them in initramfs.

Absolutely, the memory should be reclaimed. I would have thought that
you could just unmount it--if the pivot_root is done properly there
shouldn't be any references left to the initramfs.

Jeff?

Chris


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