Re: ramfs: mounting ramfs as / at boot time

From: Dave Cinege (
Date: Thu May 25 2000 - 01:12:09 EST wrote:
> On Wed, May 24, 2000 at 11:50:55PM -0400, Dave Cinege wrote:
> > Any ideas on how to go about mounting root using ramfs without utterly
> > mutilating mount_root()? root=ramfs does not work. (Maybe it should??)
> >
> > Please do not get into a debate the virtues of doing this.
> > (Which seems to happen everytime I ask a question on kernel. : >)
> use initrd=blah/blah/blah instead.

Thank you for ignoring the last 2 lines and not helping at all.
(I need ramfs as root to unpack a tar.gz from specialized initrd code.)

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