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Re: [PATCH]: Rewrite of arch/mips/ramdisk/

To: Kumba <kumba@gentoo.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH]: Rewrite of arch/mips/ramdisk/
From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
Date: Sun, 14 Nov 2004 09:52:02 +0100
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org, Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
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On Sun, Nov 14, 2004 at 01:43:08AM -0500, Kumba wrote:
> Attached is a patch for 2.6 that rewrites how embedded mips ramdisks are 
> merged into the kernel.  It basically replicates the method used by 2.6's 
> initramfs (for linking in config.gz and such into the kernel, see the files 
> in usr/ in the source tree).

So why do you keep it instead of using initramfs as you should - which
is the portable method useable on all ports.

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