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Re: ext3 root partition with kernel-image packages

On Wed, May 08, 2002 at 10:36:32AM +0200, Tomas Pospisek's Mailing Lists wrote:
> a) linuxrc checks if we're in the "problem situation" and calls the script
>    in question (or the script checks that itself)
> b) you extend the presented solution into a generic one. First you check
>    if the situation meets your criteria (i.e. fs in kernel, but extended
>    fs on disk, extended fs driver available as module) and then you
>    proceed with the pivot root solution and mounting with the driver in
>    question.
> Does that make sense?

Not really. The initrd process is already obscure enough without special
casing it all over the place. I'm not entirely sure what the right
solution is, but more magic at build time isn't it.

Mike Stone

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