H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Mon Sep 5 12:56:07 PDT 2011

On 09/05/2011 08:19 AM, Shao Miller wrote:
> Also: Do we make this a "cpio FS" driver that uses the block-caching 
> abstraction (and hook the disk I/O to actually do memory access, 
> instead) or do we make this an "initramfs" driver that will never allow 
> for supporting initramfs on a disk, but only in memory?  I could see a 
> use for the former, if we every wish to allow "mounting" initramfs files 
> that are not in memory, but it seems a tad more complicated.

The big problem here is of course that the cpio images are extremely
unlikely to be aligned.


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