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On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 02:29, Joshua Kinard <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> make menuconfig, make <bzImage|vmlinux[.32]>[, make modules[_install]], then
> update the bootloader, is how I've done kernels for the longest time. This
> new approach makes the above command sequence invalid if under a separate /usr.
If your /usr doesn't require kernel modules (e.g., same harddisk and
filesystem as /), you can create an initramfs consisting of Busybox
and 2-line /init (mount /usr and switch_root), and forget about it
after adjusting bootloader configuration. I guess that OpenRC could
even opportunistically try to "fstabinfo --mount /usr 2>/dev/null" in
init.sh to support such usecases.
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