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

To: Kumba <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH]: Rewrite of arch/mips/ramdisk/
From: Christoph Hellwig <>
Date: Mon, 15 Nov 2004 19:05:07 +0100
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> It looks like this option, which afaict, doesn't seem to have an entry 
> anywhere in Kconfig, specifies a list of files for inclusion in a cpio 
> archive that's bundled into the kernel.  My question then is, can a 
> lookback-mountable filesystem image be included in this list, and the 
> kernel, given /dev/ram0 as root, know to mount and use the loopback image?

You could include a loop-back mountable filesystem image.  But that's
not even nessecary.  The kernel will call /init of the files in the
initramfs, and you could just store everything you'd store in the
loopback filesystem directly in the initramfs image.

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