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    SubjectRe: udev: what's up with old /dev ?
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    On Monday 11 of October 2004 11:14, Felipe Alfaro Solana wrote:
    > On Oct 11, 2004, at 01:15, Hacksaw wrote:
    > >> The very first thing init does is open /dev/console, and if it doesn't
    > >> exist the entire boot hangs.
    > >
    > > This raises a question: Would it be a useful thing to make a modified
    > > init
    > > that could run udev before it does anything else?
    >
    > FC3t2 boots from an "initrd" image that, among other things, mounts a
    > tmpfs over "/dev" and creates "console", "null", "pts" and then
    > proceeds to load "init".
    ... and it ignores root= kernel cmdline option. rootfs is hardcoded in initrd
    which is very ugly.

    Creating /dev entries on rootfs from initrd without hardcoding rootfs device
    is quite problematic.
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    Arkadiusz Miśkiewicz PLD/Linux Team
    http://www.t17.ds.pwr.wroc.pl/~misiek/ http://ftp.pld-linux.org/
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