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

To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
Subject: Re: [PATCH]: Rewrite of arch/mips/ramdisk/
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2004 14:17:41 +0100
Cc: Kumba <kumba@gentoo.org>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
In-reply-to: <20041115180507.GA23952@lst.de>
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On Mon, Nov 15, 2004 at 07:05:07PM +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:

> 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.

Right.  So this means CONFIG_EMBEDDED_RAMDISK and
CONFIG_EMBEDDED_RAMDISK_IMAGE have become obsolete.  So unless somebody
delivers a convincing argument I'm going to remove these options.

  Ralf

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