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Re: generic ramdisk support

To: ppopov@pacbell.net
Subject: Re: generic ramdisk support
From: Jun Sun <jsun@mvista.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2001 11:11:23 -0700
Cc: linux-mips-kernel@lists.sourceforge.net, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
References: <3B5792FF.1030808@pacbell.net>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
Pete Popov wrote:
> 
> Any reason why we don't have a single directory for a ramdisk linker
> script and Makefile? I've attached that does that. You just put a
> ramdisk.gz image in arch/mips/ramdisk and turn on initrd support. At
> somepoint I'll upload some useful ramdisks to the sourceforge linux-mips
> anonymous ftp site.
> 

This is a good idea.  People don't have to maintain a separate script to
generate the ram root fs.

BTW, I created 1.4 MB busybox ram fs for mips-le.  You can find it at

        http://65.5.25.179/linux.

Jun

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