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Re: Status of Debian on QNAP



On Thu, Nov 26, 2020 at 10:23 AM Martin Michlmayr <tbm@cyrius.com> wrote:

>
> > Possibly the three partitions could be combined into one partition
> > for kernel+initramfs
>
> When you say one partition, I guess you suggest appending the
> initramfs to the kernel?  Is there a script that combines them?
> I remember it can be done at built time (or was that for initrd?).

You can generally just use 'cat zImage Initrd > output' and it should
boot. I think distros tend to keep them separate because boot loaders
know how to load initrd/initramfs files, and it is a bit silly to keep
two copies of the kernel around.

       Arnd


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