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    SubjectRe: [klibc] Re: [PATCH - RFC] Move initramfs configuration to "General setup"
    On Mon, 8 Aug 2005, Olaf Hering wrote:

    > On Mon, Aug 08, Grzegorz Kulewski wrote:
    >
    >>> From my recent experiments it looks like in order to be able to use
    >> initramfs not compiled into the kernel image but loaded from separate file
    >> by GRUB or LILO one must also build initrd into the kernel.
    >
    > The file passed from the bootloader to the kernel, which is later
    > eventually recognized as an initrd, can be everything. But the kernel
    > code to deal with the memory range containing the file is behind
    > CONFIG_BLK_DEV_INITRD. The new config options should depend on
    > BLK_DEV_INITRD

    [ Depend or select? ]

    So this code should be separated from initrd and put in some other place
    and depend on initrd || initramfs.

    From what I saw reading the code initrd is much more than this code so why
    keep it together?


    Thanks,

    Grzegorz Kulewski
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