init/do_mounts.c changed in 2.5.48, and booting with devfs
(and without initial ramdisk) has been impossible since then.
I experimented with do_mounts undoing the early devfs mount.
Devfs is mounted later anyway.
Feel free to test, but be warned that I am not an expert
on this part of the kernel. This made 2.5.49 work for
me though. I hope someone can comment on this.
If it isn't "the right way" please tell what is.
--- do_mounts.c.original 2002-11-25 12:41:48.000000000 +0100
+++ do_mounts.c 2002-11-25 13:34:58.000000000 +0100
@@ -846,10 +846,7 @@
- sys_mount("devfs", "/dev", "devfs", 0, NULL);
- do_devfs = 1;
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