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NAMEsetup - setup devices and filesystems, mount root filesystem
DESCRIPTIONsetup() is called once from within linux/init/main.c. It calls initialization functions for devices and filesystems configured into the kernel and then mounts the root filesystem.
No user process may call setup(). Any user process, even a process with superuser permission, will receive EPERM.
RETURN VALUEsetup() always returns -1 for a user process.
- Always, for a user process.