sysfs question

xiaoming.zhang zxm927 at 163.com
Thu Sep 11 08:53:46 PDT 2008


On Thursday 11 September 2008 11:37:33 pm Daniel Lezcano wrote:
> xiaoming.zhang wrote:
> > On Thursday 11 September 2008 10:05:43 pm Mark Ryden wrote:
> >> In fact, after looking more closely, I see that before that message
> >> appears: Error: unmouting old /sys
> >> ERROR unmounting old /sys: Invalid argument.
> >> forcing unmount of /sys
> >> switchroot...
> >
> > My experience is you'd better to find a sysfs patch, since the sysfs
> > filesystem is required by ramdisk and some system utilities, e.g., system
> > network configuration scripts.
> >
> > Patch for mm-tree can be found here:
> > 	http://lxc.sourceforge.net/patches/2.6.26/
> >
> > This is what I used:
> > http://lxc.sourceforge.net/patches/2.6.26/2.6.26-rc8-mm1-lxc1/broken-out/
> >sysfs/
> >
> > I merged these 11 patches on Linux-2.6.26.1 though I don't understand
> > these patches, luckily enough it worked for me.
>
> As mentioned Benjamin, it is hard to boot a distro without sysfs. I
> think it is a good idea to use the lxc patchset.
>
> You can use the latest version:
>
> http://lxc.sourceforge.net/patches/2.6.27/2.6.27-rc6-lxc1/
>
Thank you very much. And is there any patchset for Linux-2.6.26.* (not the 
mm-tree)?


> If you want to play with the container, you have the userspace tools at:
>
> http://lxc.sourceforge.net/download/lxc/
>
> Don't forget to check the README in the directory ;)
>
>    -- Daniel



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Xiaoming Zhang



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