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Old 02-12-2006, 02:32 AM   #1
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Question Root file system

In kernel code where exactly root file system gets mounted?
Old 02-12-2006, 04:26 PM   #2
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This is the function which does it, do_mount_root()

It is called by mount_block_root() or mount_nfs_root() depending on where the root filesystem is located.

These functions are called by mount_root() which should be called from the initrd functions.

.... mount_root() -> mount_block_root() -> do_mount_root()

Depending on what you're interested in finding out, those should be the functions you look at.


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