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Dialog on a feature of netboot=nfs:// cifs:// http:// https://

Alex Owen wrote:
> Ther linux kernel can mount an NFS share or CIFS share as the root
> partition... I'm not aware that one can "mount" http or https ???

whadar worked on a solution to use fuse in early userspace (aka
initramfs) to mount from arbitrary localtions (hey scary idea is, of
course, to boot an image stored in your gmail account ;).

> I did write a patch (I think on mailing list/bug tracking system)
> which modified the "toram" feature which might help towards what you
> want.

sounds interesting.. but i didn't see it in the bts, could you resend
and rediff it against live-initramfs?

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