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From: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>
To: Tomasz Chmielewski <mangoo@wpkg.org>
Cc: Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@linux01.gwdg.de>, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: kernel cmdline: root=/dev/sdb1,/dev/sda1 "fallback"?
Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2007 10:48:37 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <45AFC105.7050109@zytor.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <45AF5E8E.9020607@wpkg.org>

Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
> 
> I managed to compile a "Testing" 1.4.31 version (in fact, version 1.4 
> didn't compile because I didn't have a "linux" link pointing to kernel 
> sources; version 1.4.31 tells that it's missing - so both versions 
> compile fine).
> 

At this point, 1.4.31 is probably what you should be using.

> The problem is... I'm not sure how to start with it. The package doesn't 
> have much documentation (other than "read the source"), does it?
> 
> On the other hand, I see it comes with a couple of useful tools, like sh 
> (dash)... They are also pretty small, so everything should fit into 300 
> kB (dash=70kB, kinit=70kB, mount=12kB).

With kinit you don't even need dash/mount... kinit is a monolithic 
binary for everything.

In other words, you'd typically use *either* dash+mount, *or* kinit...

	-hpa

  reply	other threads:[~2007-01-18 18:48 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-01-17 12:58 Tomasz Chmielewski
2007-01-17 13:37 ` Jan Engelhardt
2007-01-17 14:09   ` Tomasz Chmielewski
2007-01-17 20:33     ` H. Peter Anvin
2007-01-18 10:33       ` Tomasz Chmielewski
2007-01-18 10:47         ` H. Peter Anvin
2007-01-18 11:48           ` Tomasz Chmielewski
2007-01-18 18:48             ` H. Peter Anvin [this message]
2007-01-17 13:37 ` Alon Bar-Lev
2007-01-17 13:56   ` Tomasz Chmielewski
2007-01-17 14:06     ` Alon Bar-Lev
2007-01-17 14:12       ` Jan Engelhardt
2007-01-18 10:50 Al Borchers
2007-01-18 14:21 ` Tomasz Chmielewski
2007-01-18 20:33   ` H. Peter Anvin
2007-01-19  4:12   ` Al Borchers

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