Re: [alpine-devel] Fw: [alpine-aports] [Patch] mkinitfs - Support for root_type and root_options
On Mon, 16 Mar 2015 14:20:00 +0200
Olivier Mauras <olivier_at_mauras.ch> wrote:
> On 2015-03-16 12:36, Natanael Copa wrote:
> > I am forwarding a
> patch for mkinitfs from alpine-aports mailing list
> > for discussion.
> > I agree that we want support mounting p9 as root file system from
> > I would like to avoid to introduce 2 new boot options:
> root_type and
> > root_options.
> > Questions:
> > Can we implement this
> without introducing new boot options?
> > If not, how does other
> distros handle this? Do they have other boot
> > options for it?
> > Are
> we happy with introducing root_type and root_options as boot
> > I am open for ideas.
> FWIW, RHEL7 implements it
> in dracut with "root=virtfs:9p_name"
ok, this is an option we should consider.
> I just felt that having the options
> could be more useful - beyond 9p but i agree, is it needed ? - than
> hardcoding 9p support :)
we have root_size for tmpfs root which would correspond to
I agree it would be nice to avoid hardcoding every supported root type.
anyone know what debian, ubuntu, arch and gentoo does for 9p as root?
If the majority use root=virtfs:9p_name then we should maybe follow
Received on Mon Mar 16 2015 - 16:14:19 UTC