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* Make sure we populate the initroot filesystem late enoughLinus Torvalds2006-12-111-2/+4
| | | | | | | | We should not initialize rootfs before all the core initializers have run. So do it as a separate stage just before starting the regular driver initializers. Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
* [PATCH] Make initramfs printk a warning on incorrect cpio typeArjan van de Ven2006-12-071-0/+4
| | | | | | | | | | | | | It turns out that the "-c" option of cpio is highly unportable even between distros let alone unix variants, and may actually make the wrong type of cpio archive. I just wasted quite some time on this, and the kernel can detect this and warn about it (it's __init memory so it gets thrown away and thus there is no runtime overhead) Signed-off-by: Arjan van de Ven <arjan@linux.intel.com> Cc: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
* [PATCH] initramfs overwrite fixH. Peter Anvin2006-06-261-6/+30
| | | | | | | | | | | | This patch ensures that initramfs overwrites work correctly, even when dealing with device nodes of different types. Furthermore, when replacing a file which already exists, we must make very certain that we truncate the existing file. Signed-off-by: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com> Cc: Michael Neuling <mikey@neuling.org> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
* [PATCH] initramfs: fix CPIO hardlink checkMark Huang2006-05-151-4/+4
| | | | | | | | | | | | | | Copy the filenames of hardlinks when inserting them into the hash, since the "name" pointer may point to scratch space (name_buf). Not doing so results in corruption if the scratch space is later overwritten: the wrong file may be hardlinked, or, if the scratch space contains garbage, the link will fail and a 0-byte file will be created instead. Signed-off-by: Mark Huang <mlhuang@cs.princeton.edu> Acked-by: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk> Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
* [PATCH] Fix typo causing bad mode of /initrd.imageJason Gunthorpe2006-03-261-1/+1
| | | | | | | | | | | I noticed that after boot with an initrd in 2.6.16 the rootfs had: --w-r-xr-T 1 root root 6241141 Jan 1 1970 initrd.image Which is caused by a small typo: Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
* [PATCH] BLK_DEV_INITRD: do not require BLK_DEV_RAM=yZdenek Pavlas2006-03-251-0/+10
| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Initramfs initrd images do not need a ramdisk device, so remove this restriction in Kconfig. BLK_DEV_RAM=n saves about 13k on i386. Also without ramdisk device there's no need for "dry run", so initramfs unpacks much faster. People using cramfs, squashfs, or gzipped ext2/minix initrd images are probably smart enough not to turn off ramdisk support by accident. Cc: Al Viro <viro@ftp.linux.org.uk> Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de> Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
* [PATCH] kexec: fix in free initrd when overlapped with crashkernel regionHaren Myneni2006-02-101-1/+23
| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | It is possible that the reserved crashkernel region can be overlapped with initrd since the bootloader sets the initrd location. When the initrd region is freed, the second kernel memory will not be contiguous. The Kexec_load can cause an oops since there is no contiguous memory to write the second kernel or this memory could be used in the first kernel itself and may not be part of the dump. For example, on powerpc, the initrd is located at 36MB and the crashkernel starts at 32MB. The kexec_load caused panic since writing into non-allocated memory (after 36MB). We could see the similar issue even on other archs. One possibility is to move the initrd outside of crashkernel region. But, the initrd region will be freed anyway before the system is up. This patch fixes this issue and frees only regions that are not part of crashkernel memory in case overlaps. Signed-off-by: Haren Myneni <haren@us.ibm.com> Acked-by: "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@xmission.com> Cc: Vivek Goyal <vgoyal@in.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
* [PATCH] free initrd mem adjustmentJan Beulich2005-09-131-2/+10
| | | | | | | | | Besides freeing initrd memory, also clear out the now dangling pointers to it, to make sure accidental late use attempts can be detected. Signed-off-by: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@novell.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
* Linux-2.6.12-rc2v2.6.12-rc2Linus Torvalds2005-04-161-0/+500
Initial git repository build. I'm not bothering with the full history, even though we have it. We can create a separate "historical" git archive of that later if we want to, and in the meantime it's about 3.2GB when imported into git - space that would just make the early git days unnecessarily complicated, when we don't have a lot of good infrastructure for it. Let it rip!