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Re: ext3 root partition with kernel-image packages

Michael Stone <mstone@debian.org> wrote:

> and I'm not at all clear why. Playing games with pivot_root is hideous
> and should be (is, sometimes) completely unnecessary.

Actually, pivot_root is the recommended method of doing this.  The
old change root mechanism is obsolete.  The only task is to convert
initrd-tools to use pivot_root which will happen after woody is released.
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