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Re: Red Hat is moving from / to /usr/

On Mo, Dez 12, 2011 at 05:36:41 (CET), Karl Goetz wrote:


>> The initramfs on the other hand is made to fit. So if /usr isn't on a
>> networking filesystem (NFS) then you won't get networking stuff in the
>> initramfs. No raid then mdadm isn't included. No lvm and the initramfs
>> gets smaller again. And only select modules for one kernel are in
>> there. Huge space saving again. So an initramfs will/can be minimal.
> I assume this means it will be impossible to swap the hdd from one
> system to another without rebuilding the initramfs? Seems like a step
> backwards for flexability.

Trimming the initramfs is an *optional* feature.

cf. /etc/initramfs-tools/initramfs.conf


Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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