Mon Feb 23 17:26:27 CET 2004
The pivot_root was what I meant in the last email. I
too was turning on most of the busybox features.
--- Francois-Rene Rideau <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Dear George,
> I think the initial ramdisk should rather take a
> "maximal" view
> of busybox features, so as to serve as a debug tool.
> The idea is that when a proper root filesystem is
> mounted, we ought
> to be able to get rid of the initial ramdisk with
> the pivot_root command
> - and then the space used by ramdisk is reclaimed.
> Whereas a nasty missing feature CAN matter a lot
> when you need it,
> and doesn't take that much space anyway, really.
> I mean, you were willing to sacrifice 2MB
> permanently to WinCE
> - why not sacrifice 400kB temporarily to a more
> featureful busybox?
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