Re: Why is there a prompt for a root shell when the default linux kernel boots?
Luca Filipozzi wrote on Tue Apr 30, 2002 um 02:01:57PM:
> > a look at the dists/woody/main/disks-i386/current directory in the
> > Debian archives.
> And the stock kernel images available in woody include 2.4 kernels.
> These, also, have an initrd that offers a root shell, I believe.
bf2.4 was _especially_ designed to be non-modular, working without
initrd. Other (big) kernel-image-2.4.x packages use initrd.
!netgod:*! time flies when youre using linux
!doogie:*! yeah, infinite loops in 5 seconds.
!Teknix:*! has anyone re-tested that with 2.2.x ?
!netgod:*! yeah, 4 seconds now
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