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Old 05-12-2012, 01:46 PM   #1
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compiling directories in initramfs / initrd


hi, just a quick question: is it possible to put directories in the initial ram disk?

if so how?

and would i be able to access them normally?


thanks
 
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Originally Posted by origami-sheep View Post
hi, just a quick question: is it possible to put directories in the initial ram disk?
Yes.

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if so how?
Short answer: Decompress the initrd, modify the filesystem, compress it again. Long answer: http://www.thegeekstuff.com/2009/07/...te-initrd-img/

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and would i be able to access them normally?
Depends on what you mean with normally. The added files/folders will be accessible to programs/scripts that are running in the initrd. Once the init-scripts switch the root to the /-filesystem you will not be able to access them anymore.
 
  


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