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Re: [linux-lvm] Converting my Root file system to LVM [lastquestion]

On Thu, May 24, 2001 at 12:41:18AM -0600, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> Actually, I posted a similar question to linux-kernel, but I think it was
> lost in the noise.  Basically, it _is_ possible to have a "finitrd" for
> just this situation (at least on 2.4).  You unmount all but root, set up
> a ramfs, and pivot_root into the ramfs.  You can then unmount root (not
> just a read-only remount), and properly shutdown LVM/RAID/etc.  Haven't
> tried it myself, but it should work.

I keep seeing this pivot_root thing.  Is it actually implemented in 2.4, and
if so, how does one go about doing it?

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