[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Busybox in Debian

On Fri, 2017-08-11 at 14:54 -0400, Chris Boot wrote:
> - The default initramfs assembly system, initramfs-tools, incorporates
> busybox into the initramfs and it's used until the root filesystem (and
> /usr if separate) is mounted and can be pivot_rooted into. We also use
> parts of klibc in the initramfs, and I'm not yet entirely clear what
> tools in the initramfs are klibc tools, busybox applets or executables
> copied from the running system.

If initramfs-tools is configured to use busybox, busybox installs all
its commands and then klibc-utils installs any commands that are not
already there.  So for any command that they both implement, the
busybox implementation is used.


Ben Hutchings
Never put off till tomorrow what you can avoid all together.

Attachment: signature.asc
Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Reply to: