Re: [Acpi] Re: ACPI fundamental locking problems

From: Eugene Crosser (
Date: Sat Jul 07 2001 - 05:32:42 EST

In article <>,
        Linus Torvalds <> writes:

> I don't like the current initrd very much myself, I have to admit. I'm not
> going to accept a "you have to have a ramdisk" approach - I think the
> ramdisks are really broken.
> But I've seen a "populate ramfs from a tar-file built into 'bzImage'"
> patch somewhere, and that would be a whole lot more palatable to me.

Doesn't the approach "treat a chunk of data built into bzImage as
populated ramfs" look cleaner? No need to fiddle with tar format,
no copying data from place to place.

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