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SubjectRe: pivot_root solved by patch to 2.4.22-pre7


On 7 Aug 2003, Alan Cox wrote:

> 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.
>

ok, but what if we re-exec init a couple of times?

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