Re: ext3 root partition with kernel-image packages
On Wed, 8 May 2002 20:54, Paul Hedderly wrote:
> > 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.
> A script built by an /etc/mkinitrd/scripts/ script can easily do the
> magic and the pivot_root.
> It could do the magic by generating an /etc/filesystems in the initrd...
> Hmm I wonder if that would work.
No. In the regular mode of operation the kernel mounts the root filesystem
after all the code in the initrd has been run. So once again /bin/mount is
pivot_root is necessary for such things.
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