Subject: Re: What calls init?
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List: tech-kern
Date: 01/26/2002 18:51:10
On 26 Jan, David Brownlee wrote:

> 	For reference I know Gavan Fantom is looking at a bootable CD that
> 	runs multiuser for demo purposes. Mozilla is a little large to
> 	fit in a kernel ramdisk :)
Use a kernel ram disk to get to single user state. When /etc/rc is
started from within the ram disk, it can check on what arch it is
running, do a chroot to the appropriate dir on the CDROM and start a
second stage /etc/rc relative to that dir, i.e. somthing like:
chroot /mnt/cd/`uname -m` /etc/rc