[blfs-dev] About initramfs

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Feb 22 19:43:34 PST 2012


Jeremy Huntwork wrote:

> One thing I would recommend is that if for some reason the initramfs 
> doesn't manage to mount the root device and it drops you to a shell when 
> it encounters a problem, it can be very useful to have both lsmod and 
> insmod available (maybe even rmmod, but that's not as critical). You are 
> using kmod in LFS now, right? If so, you should be able to just symlink 
> those as additions.

Good idea.  We probably need to test for kmod and the old 
module-init-tools versions of lsmod and modprobe and add what is available.

   -- Bruce



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