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SubjectRe: Kernel setup() and initrd problems
H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> Chris Friesen wrote:
>> Below is the script that I used to pivot from a standard ramdisk (for
>> with
>> the infrastructure is already in place in our build environment) to a
>> tmpfs
>> filesystem. This requires no changes to the boot args.

> ... which means that you either have boot args or rdev so that /dev/ram0
> is the root filesystem (or it wouldn't work.)

Yes, but after the pivot, /dev/ram0 isn't the real filesytem, its tmpfs
mounted at /. Isn't that what the original poster was talking about,
where the root on the final running system is not the same as what the
machine was booted with?

Maybe I'm just confused.


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