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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] NFS: Make NFS root work again
    On Thu, 07 Jun 2007 17:40:03 +0100 David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com> wrote:

    > Make NFS root work by creating a "/root" directory to satisfy the mount,
    > otherwise the path lookup for the mount fails with ENOENT.
    >
    > Signed-off-by: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>
    > ---
    >
    > init/do_mounts.c | 5 ++++-
    > 1 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
    >
    > diff --git a/init/do_mounts.c b/init/do_mounts.c
    > index 46fe407..967b852 100644
    > --- a/init/do_mounts.c
    > +++ b/init/do_mounts.c
    > @@ -270,7 +270,10 @@ static void __init get_fs_names(char *page)
    >
    > static int __init do_mount_root(char *name, char *fs, int flags, void *data)
    > {
    > - int err = sys_mount(name, "/root", fs, flags, data);
    > + int err;
    > +
    > + sys_mkdir("/root", 0755);
    > + err = sys_mount(name, "/root", fs, flags, data);
    > if (err)
    > return err;

    Am still awaiting a proper description of this patch, please.

    What is not working, and how does this patch fix it?

    I am unaware of any open bug reports against NFS root.
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