Re: [stable] [PATCH] initramfs: Allow rootfs to use tmpfs instead of ramfs

From: Al Boldi
Date: Mon Jul 31 2006 - 16:55:52 EST

H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> Al Boldi wrote:
> > Well, ramfs has some pitfalls, which doesn't make it suitable for a
> > long-lived rootfs. OTOH, tmpfs is much more mature, while semantically
> > the same.
> >
> > Being semantically the same, while not exhibiting ramfs pitfalls, makes
> > it suitable to be pushed into the -stable tree, IMHO.
> This is total nonsense.

Are you sure?

> They're very different from an implementation standpoint.

Think ext2/3.



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