David Jones goofy_36@yahoo.com
Sat Feb 28 00:23:31 CET 2004

Hi All

FYI  I have pivot_root working when I manually run it.
 It took a few tries to get the details worked out. 
Tonight I'll be working on getting it to work
automatically in the linuxrc script.  Once I have
things lined out, I'll send out some instructions and
the linuxrc script.


--- Francois-Rene Rideau <fare@tunes.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 23, 2004 at 07:18:07PM -0800, David
> Jones wrote:
> > So far no luck.  It works up to a point.  The
> > pivot_root gives a device busy error.  Then is
> hangs
> > since it can't see the ramdisk any more.  There
> must
> > be a process holding the ramdisk in use.
> Best way to be sure no one is: be the only process
> left.
> Maybe busybox knows about runlevels, so you could
> have
> a "runlevel" of it kill everything before to start
> the pivot_root procedure.
> Otherwise, kill things manually.
> Follow all the steps in initrd.txt.
> PS: could cardmgr without -o or another daemon be
> the culprit?
> Note that maybe you can pivot_root first, and then
> kill afterwards?
> I mean, I suppose you only really need kill old
> processes before you umount,
> and not before you pivot_root.
> Can you test things manually?
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