[arch-projects] [mkinitcpio][PATCH 0/4] more low hanging froot

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Sat Jun 4 13:34:37 EDT 2011

On Sat, Jun 4, 2011 at 7:17 PM, Dave Reisner <d at falconindy.com> wrote:
> 2/4: support identifying root by tag name. There's a bit of a conflict
> here, though. The kernel will support mounting root when provided as PARTUUID=,
> but util-linux's blkid won't support this. We can, however, support LABEL=
> and UUID= syntax by resolving via blkid, and trimming the 'PART' from PARTUUID
> is trivial.

This is great! I wonder, is it possible to tell the kernel to try
mounting the rootfs directly, and only if it cannot be found, start
the initramfs?

> 3/4: just a shortcut when we need to create the root device in the non-udev
> use case when its specified as something like /dev/sdxy.
> 4/4: cleanse the environment before leaving early userspace. self explanatory.

You push patches faster than I can ack them ;-)

Ack to everything (minus the one you withdrew).



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