Re: pivot_root broken in 2.6.15-rc1-mm2

From: Rob Landley
Date: Wed Nov 23 2005 - 06:44:36 EST

On Tuesday 22 November 2005 20:07, Neil Brown wrote:
> Pivot_root seems to be broken in 2.6.15-rc1-mm2.
> I havea initramfs filesystem, mount a ext3 filesystem (which has /mnt)
> at '/root' and
> cd /root
> pivot . mnt
> and it says -EINVAL.

You can't pivot_root initramfs because initramfs is rootfs.

I wrote Documentation/filesystems/ramfs-rootfs-initramfs.txt just for this
occasion. :)

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