Bug 278051 - "init" program from initramfs config has a strange ordering of commands
"init" program from initramfs config has a strange ordering of commands
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mkinitrd (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Peter Jones
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-09-05 04:57 EDT by Robert P. J. Day
Modified: 2007-12-06 18:50 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-12-06 18:50:47 EST
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Description Robert P. J. Day 2007-09-05 04:57:27 EDT
From the "init" script buried inside the initrd image:


mount -t proc /proc /proc
echo Mounting proc filesystem
echo Mounting sysfs filesystem
mount -t sysfs /sys /sys

It seems rather odd that the script would mount /proc, *after* which it echoes
that it's mounting /proc.  Or is this necessary to have the echo work?  Just
curious.  It just looks weird.
Comment 1 Robert P. J. Day 2007-09-05 05:07:43 EDT
Whoops, I probably should made that a "low" priority as well.  My bad.
Comment 2 Warren Togami 2007-12-06 18:50:47 EST
static int
setQuietCommand(char * cmd, char * end)
        quietcmd = getKernelArg("quiet");

It needs /proc mounted in order for sequiet to read /proc/cmdline, to determine
if you will actually see the message or not.  It is a bit odd but this is a not
a bug.

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