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SubjectRe: pivot_root solved by patch to 2.4.22-pre7
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On Iau, 2003-08-07 at 16:26, Jason Baron wrote:
> it clearly makes a difference.
>
> the unshare_files change causes init to no longer share the same fd table
> with the other kernel threads. thus, when init closes or opens fds it does

Ah yes.. because of do_basic_setup. Having /sbin/init sharing with
kernel threads doesn't actually strike me as too clever anyway although
none of them should be using fd stuff.

In which case I guess we should call unshare_files directly before we
open /dev/console in init/main.c.



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