Re: [Acpi] Re: ACPI fundamental locking problems

From: Eugene Crosser (
Date: Sat Jul 07 2001 - 08:37:52 EST

In article <>,
        Alexander Viro <> writes:

>> 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.
> What the hell _is_ "populated ramfs"? The thing doesn't live in array
> of blocks. Its directory structure consists of a bunch of dentries.

I am stupid. But the point still stays: having an image of pre-populated
filesystem (some other than ramfs) that you only need to load into
RAM seems more sutable than parsing tar format. Maybe (probably) I am
missing something.

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