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Re: Debian should not modify the kernels!

Tollef Fog Heen <tfheen@raw.no> wrote:
> * Herbert Xu 
> | Very few people really need cramfs if they're building custom kernels.
> | This is because initrd only makes sense when you're building for a
> | large number of machines.  If you're building a custom kernel, just
> | compile in all the drivers you need for mounting root and that's that.
> Except if you want to use EVMS or similar on /, in which case you need
> the evms userspace tools on the initrd.  (Using 2.6, that is, in 2.4
> the discovery is done in kernel-space.)

That's right.

But even in that case you don't need cramfs as romfs should work.

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 is out! ( http://www.debian.org/ )
Email:  Herbert Xu ~{PmV>HI~} <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au>
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