[Bug 611873] [NEW] initrd should have aufs mode

Hadmut Danisch hadmut at danisch.de
Fri Jul 30 21:44:06 UTC 2010

Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: initramfs-tools


that's not a bug-report, that's a wish and proposal:

Would be nice if the initrd would support mounting a ramdisk/aufs over a read-only root system in case the root file system is not writable or the user requests on the command line. 

It would allow to use and temporarily modify a linux system without
actually changing it. Or to have a root file system on a squashfs
compressed file.


ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
Package: initramfs-tools 0.92bubuntu78
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-24.38-generic
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-24-generic i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Fri Jul 30 23:38:21 2010
PackageArchitecture: all
 PATH=(custom, user)
SourcePackage: initramfs-tools

** Affects: initramfs-tools (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

** Tags: apport-bug i386 lucid

initrd should have aufs mode
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