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Re: chroot in /usr and initrd booting

On Fri, 7 Jun 2002, Tomas Pospisek's Mailing Lists wrote:
> On Fri, 7 Jun 2002, Andreas Bombe wrote:
> > On Thu, Jun 06, 2002 at 08:45:13PM -0500, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > > With what kernels must you do a chroot after pivot_root?  On systems
> > > where I'm using pivot_root + Linux 2.4.18, I only have to do 'cd /'.
> AFAIK the i386 version still has ext2 in the kernel and ext3 as a
> module with forces you to do something like pivot_root if you want to
> have a ext3 rootfs.

I don't know about the i386 boot-floppies, but the kernel-images from
Herbert Xu have ext2 and ext3 as modules and use initrd. So it's no
problem to have a root fs with ext3 (or reiserfs for that matter) when
using mkinitrd.


ruehmkorf at informatik dot uni hyphen koeln dot de

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