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Old 02-01-2009, 07:17 PM   #1
lowlifeish
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Fedora 9 initrd


This weekend I have been messing around a little with the boot process, and found myself inspecting the default initrd shipped with Fedora.

Where are all of the commands listed in the init script kept? Some that I do not recognize which are not found on the nash man page are setuproot and loadpolicy.

(See http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux...general/323223 for examples).

Thanks for your help, as these commands seem to be popping up out of thin air.

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Old 02-03-2009, 02:17 PM   #2
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What the init starts in Fedora depends on the runlevel,content of the /etc/inittab file and initscripts located in the /etc/rc.d.Commands usually used in bash scripts are located in the /bin and /sbin directories.setuproot and loadpolicy are shell scripts,not commands.
 
Old 02-05-2009, 11:50 PM   #3
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I agree with what you are saying. The one thing though is that I am not able to find out where the shell scripts setuproot and loadpolicy are located.

I searched my entire drive, including the init script (which is .cpio.gz), but did not find these executables available anywhere.

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