2.5.7{,-rmk1}: jffs2 on root patch

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at infradead.org
Tue Apr 2 20:28:45 EST 2002

ch at hpl.hp.com said:
>  2.5.7-rmk1 (and apparently any 2.5.7 kernel, hence the cross-posting)
> requires the following patch, if you wish to use a jffs2 file system
> as your root.  Without the patch, mount_block_root() won't attempt to
> use jffs2.

I don't like it. We don't require a block device, and I'd rather see the
mechanism fixed to pass the 'root=' argument to the file system, so we can
use the new mount-by-name functionality on the rootfs.


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