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    SubjectRe: patch for Documentation/initrd.txt?
    H. Peter Anvin wrote:
    > Al Boldi wrote:
    > > Thanks for your very useful docPatch!
    > >
    > > OT, but your docPatch made me think of another way to init the kernel;
    > > via tmpfs, i.e. initTmpFS.
    > >
    > > Can anybody see how that could be useful?
    > Useful, yes, but this has turned out to be fairly complex.

    Sounds like somebody tried this before?

    > tmpfs needs
    > a *LOT* more of the system to be fully operational than ramfs, and the
    > rootfs is initialized very early on, since one of its purposes is to
    > eliminate special cases.

    So would it be possible to remap rootfs from ramfs to tmpfs, once tmpfs is
    initialized, without actually doing another cpio?



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