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Re: curious about fedora-shipped "initramfs" image?



On Sun, 2 Sep 2007, Ian Malone wrote:

> Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>
> >   from where comes the initramfs that's part of the fedora-supplied
> > kernel package?  i'm curious about the first part of its init script:
> >
> >
> > mount -t proc /proc /proc
> > setquiet
> > echo Mounting proc filesystem
> > echo Mounting sysfs filesystem
> > mount -t sysfs /sys /sys
> > ...
> >
> >   first and pedantically, one would think that you should print that
> > you're mounting the proc filesystem *before* you actually try it.  :-)
>
> That is a bit odd.

i'm also curious about this bit later on:

...
insmod /lib/scsi_wait_scan.ko
rmmod scsi_wait_scan
...

so ... insmod the module, only to remove it immediately?  i'm sure
there's a reason for that, i'd just like to know what it is.  thanks.

rday
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