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Re: Installer shell prompt too late



On Mon, 2004-05-03 at 18:02 +0200, Leonard den Ottolander wrote:
> Problem is there is no shell prompt in tty2 yet, so I can't bring up the
> devices by hand. Maybe it is a good idea to make a shell prompt
> available earlier in the installation?

Doing it earlier requires including the shell (and all dependent libs)
on the initrd.  Which when floppies were a concern, was bad.  Even so, I
want to keep that small just due to the memory footprint implications.

Jeremy



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