[lkml]   [2006]   [Dec]   [5]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
    Subjectownership/permissions of cpio initrd
    I'm working on an embedded system with the 2.6 kernel -- cpio
    initrd was a new feature I'm looking at (and very welcome).

    The major advantage I see is you don't have MAKE a filesystem
    on the build host (doing cross development). So you don't have
    to be root.

    But its "useful" to change permissions/ownership of the initrd
    files at times...

    Since a cpio is just a userspace created string of bits, I suppose
    you can apply a set of ownership/permissions to files IN the archive
    by playing with the bits...

    Does such a tool exist? Comments? Seems very useful in order to
    avoid being root...

    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to
    More majordomo info at
    Please read the FAQ at

     \ /
      Last update: 2006-12-05 18:23    [W:0.018 / U:0.360 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site