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Re: emebedded ramdisk vs initrd

To: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
Subject: Re: emebedded ramdisk vs initrd
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Sun, 25 Nov 2001 12:43:16 +1100
In-reply-to: <20011123135518.A12210@gandalf.physik.uni-konstanz.de>; from agx@sigxcpu.org on Fri, Nov 23, 2001 at 01:55:18PM +0100
References: <20011123135518.A12210@gandalf.physik.uni-konstanz.de>
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On Fri, Nov 23, 2001 at 01:55:18PM +0100, Guido Guenther wrote:

> Trying to link in arch/mips/ramdisk/ramdisk.o whenever
> CONFIG_BLK_DEV_INITRD is defined is a bad idea, since there are other
> ways to use a ramdisk (bootloader, addinitrd). I suggest to use
> CONFIG_EMBEDDED_RAMDISK instead , since it's already used by sibyte/swarm. 

Good idea,

  Ralf

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