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Old 08-04-2004, 10:05 AM   #1
tekbuz
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Everybody saying that get rid off initrd. Can anyone tell me how is going to work and how can it be done. Thank u.
 
Old 08-04-2004, 11:26 AM   #2
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The initrd loads the drivers needed to boot up your system. There is no need to get rid of it really. If you want to get rid of it, you would need to recompile your kernel and make sure that everything needed to boot up your computer is built into the kernel rather than as modules. The would include things like support for the root filesystem, IDE or SCSI support, and I'm not sure what else. I haven't gotten rid of the initrd myself, so I can't give you a detailed list. Maybe some google search would reveal someone who has.
 
Old 08-04-2004, 12:34 PM   #3
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Re: initrd

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Originally posted by tekbuz
Everybody saying that get rid off initrd. Can anyone tell me how is going to work and how can it be done. Thank u.
http://newbiedoc.sourceforge.net/system/kernel-pkg.html will help with the kernel compile needed.
 
  


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