[blfs-dev] initramfs

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Tue Feb 21 11:49:20 PST 2012


Jeremy Huntwork wrote:

> As an example, look at this init:
> 
> https://github.com/jhuntwork/LightCube-OS/blob/master/packages/mkinitramfs/init.in

Well that's certainly easier than dracut.  I would want to add UUID and 
LABEL capabilities.

> And the script that creates the image:
> 
> https://github.com/jhuntwork/LightCube-OS/blob/master/packages/mkinitramfs/mkinitramfs.orig

That looks like a good starting point too.  The scripts are right on the 
edge of just including in the book or creating a separate package.  My 
inclination is to put in the book for educational purposes.

A separate page with dracut without a lot of detail may be appropriate. 
  The 'About initramfs' page then would present the concepts and use 
these scripts as a vehicle for explanation.

   -- Bruce



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