Patching kernel with aufs (riding a dead horse?)

Thomas Lange lange at
Thu May 7 08:38:52 CEST 2009

>>>>> On Thu, 07 May 2009 08:02:32 +0200, Carsten Aulbert <carsten at> said:

    > first of all, I think aufs is now required for FAI, right?
Yep. FAI uses the live-initramfs packages, and this uses aufs as
default. MAybe unionfs is also supported.

    > Has someone got a patch ready which I can apply to a recent 2.6.27 (or
    > later) kernel to get aufs in there? I've been struggling yesterday
    > evening without much success to get this into the kernel tree, somehow I
    > made something wrong:
Have a look at grml. IIRC they use a very recent kernel, and they also
use FAI and live-initramfs to build their live CD.

regards Thomas

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