Re: [PATCH] 5 year old bug in main.c (initrd). Can this please be fixed?

From: Dave Cinege (
Date: Fri May 26 2000 - 13:13:49 EST

Richard Zidlicky wrote:
> > The idea is /dev/ram0 is not a usable root. It may not even have init.
> > /linuxrc provides a userland means to perform actions before init.
> > This is the typical mode of opertion of thin clients, thin servers, or other
> > embedded devices.
> do you need some sort of preinit= kernel parameter or what? Make a patch for that,
> without breaking initial ramdisks

I know exactly how to do that and I'd have it ready outside of 30 minutes if I
thought it had a chance of being included.

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