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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 0/3] init: add support to directly boot to a mapped device
On Sun, Feb 21, 2016 at 2:08 PM, Alasdair G Kergon <> wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 20, 2016 at 10:13:49AM -0800, Kees Cook wrote:
>> This is a resurrection of a patch series from a few years back, first
>> brought to the dm maintainers in 2010. It creates a way to define dm
>> devices on the kernel command line for systems that do not use an
>> initramfs, or otherwise need a dm running before init starts.
>> This has been used by Chrome OS for several years, and now by Brillo
>> (and likely Android soon).
>> The last version was v4:
> Inconsistencies in the terminology here can be sorted out during review,
> and I see that you've taken on board some of my review comments from
> 2010, but what are your responses to the rest of them?

Ah, sorry, the threads I could find were incomplete, so I wasn't able
to find those comments that were made to Will's 2010 submission. In
some of the cleanups I did I was very confused about "target" vs
"table", and tried to fix that. Regardless, I'm open to fixing
whatever is needed. :)

Thanks for looking at this again!


Kees Cook
Chrome OS & Brillo Security

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