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SubjectRe: Kernel setup()
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Followup to:  <Pine.GHP.4.53.0303120915340.16277@alderaan.science-computing.de>
By author: Oliver Tennert <tennert@science-computing.de>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
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> My question is: is pivot_root deprecated by now? I just am quite dazzled
> and want to know how to __cleanly__ handle the mounting of a new root
> device.
>

pivot_root() is the currently preferred method. Depending on where
the initramfs is by the time Linux 2.6 comes out it may be replaced by
then, but for 2.4, pivot_root() is the way to go.

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