Initrd questions

Jim Gifford lfs at jg555.com
Sat Feb 4 17:54:59 PST 2006


K. Mike Bradley wrote:
> Hello,
>
>
> This is my second time building LFS (first time was book version 5.1)
>
> I want to take my customized LFS and make an initrd so I can boot PXELinux
> style.
>
> My question is what file format is this?
>
> I was led to believe it was gZipped but I can't open it with Winzip on my
> Windows box.
>
> Also ... I know you make it with mkinitrd but that only does the modules
> right?
>
> How do I do the whole root FS?
>
> Thanks for any help you can give.
>
>
>   
For netboot you may want to look at my hint. 
http://documents.jg555.com/netboot.

Also there is a hint I wrote for initrd in the hints project repo.

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