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Date:	Wed, 11 Apr 2012 11:46:08 -0400
From:	Phillip Susi <>
To:	ext4 development <>
Subject: What is e2initrd_helper?

I came across this program in e2fsprogs and it doesn't seem to have a 
man page.  What is its purpose?  Looking at the code, it appears to 
extract the fs type listed in the /etc/fstab of the root fs before it is 
mounted, but why?

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