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Old 08-15-2008, 05:48 AM   #1
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Angry bash: mkinitrd: command not found


i want to install initrd on my new lfs but the command not found error comes on the screen how to overcome the problem, is there any solution for it please forward it to me.

Old 08-15-2008, 07:27 AM   #2
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$whereis mkinitrd

If you are a normal user it may not be in your path. May be it is in /sbin or /usr/sbin

$ which mkinitrd
as root and it will tell you.
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Maybe this can help you:
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Is your system using mkinitramfs instead of mkinitrd, quite a few distros have made the switch.


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