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Re: Documentation and initrd (Re: arcboot and filesystems)

Thiemo Seufer wrote:
> Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> > * Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> [2004-10-13 21:08]:
> > > tbm: If either of the above have been done, or you feel only one is
> > > enough, feel free to close either or both bugs. I'm not sure how well
> > > arcboot-installer can check for root filesystem type since mips doesn't
> > > use partman.
> > 
> > I don't think it has been documented yet.  We can actually make this a
> > more generic item: architectures should define whether they use initrd
> > or not.  Then we could add a paragraph to all non-initrd arches saying
> > that your root/boot has to be ext2/3.
> Well, the filesystems offered by partconf on mips/*-ip22 are ext2
> and ext3, which is what arcboot supports, so this problem affects
> (WRT mips) only the SWARM.

Ah, but that's only true for lowmem installs, the normal installation
does provide a choice for more filesystems.


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