Initial ramdisk, linuxrc script and handle_initrd function

Milton D. Miller II miltonm at
Tue Jun 10 16:31:56 EST 2003

> Why do ROOT_DEV and MKDEV(RAMDISK_MAJOR, 0) need to be different in order
> to execute /linuxrc?
> Am I missing some parameters?
> Any help is appreciated.

False premise, Yes (init=/linuxrc).

See Documentation/initrd.txt in your kernel tree for more info.


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