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Re: Task list for Debian on the QNAP Turbostation

* Martin Michlmayr <tbm@cyrius.com> [2008-03-24 10:45]:
> Frans found an easy way to do this - you can simply put a config
> file in /etc/mkinitramfs/conf.d that will override the default
> value.  However, MODULES=dep is actually not needed on the QNAP
> since "most" will give you a ramdisk that's about 3.3 MB which is
> fine since the QNAP has 4 MB for the ramdisk.  I suggest that an
> initramfs hook to put SSH in the ramdisk could change this setting.
> At the moment, MODULES=dep doesn't work on Orion though because it
> doesn't include the SATA driver.  I need to talk to maks about this.

That turned out to be user error.  During my conversation with maks, I
realized that I had the old initramfs-tools from etch installed.  I
installed the one from sid and now it works.

FWIW, here are the sizes of the ramdisk with MODULES=dep and =most:

-rw-r--r--  1 root root 2051869 Mar 25 17:33 foo-dep
-rw-r--r--  1 root root 3534281 Mar 25 17:31 foo-most

Martin Michlmayr

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