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OK, so I've put together a live CD which uses isolinux as the bootloader. Any idea what magical option or switch I need to use to make it copy the compressed filesystem to RAM before mounting it? (Not the entire CD, just the compressed filesystem image.)

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Check how SLAX does it (depending on kernel parameter copy2ram) – peterph Nov 28 '12 at 10:06

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