[PATCH] olpc.fth - grow the root filesystem partition on boot

Martin Langhoff martin.langhoff at gmail.com
Mon Mar 19 16:33:11 EDT 2012

On Mon, Mar 19, 2012 at 4:30 PM, Daniel Drake <dsd at laptop.org> wrote:
> I think I see a potential problem here. The problem is that during
> upgrades, we run fs-update before upgrading firmware, and a firmware
> upgrade is necessary for this new functionality.
> Maybe I have just made a good argument as to why this needs to be done
> in the initramfs: to avoid tricky upgrade considerations.


More generally, having it all in the initrd seems a good
self-contained approach.

Splitting something across a boundary needs a sizable reward to
outweigh the coordination/integration costs.

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