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Re: why creating rootdisk (1440) multiple times

Eduard Bloch <edi@gmx.de> writes:

> see subject, and please correct me if I am wrong. It seems to me that we
> are wasting space and time creating multiple root images with the same
> content, since each flavor creates a the (1440kB) root disks with the
> same arguments.
> I think, on i386 we could just build one 1.44MB sized root disk and make
> links or symlinks to it.

> If nobody objects in few days, I will make the changes.

Um, I do object, since there are kernel modules on the root
filesystem, and they must vary per flavor.

For arches which don't put any kernel modules on the root fs, then,
yes, they should share a root.bin.  See 'make/root' for instructions

...Adam Di Carlo..<adam@onshore-devel.com>...<URL:http://www.onshored.com/>

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