Re: customize initrd
On 08/29/2011 06:52 PM, Luca wrote:
first of all thank you for your great work on Live Debian.
the live team is glad to be of assistance ;)
because I would bring my Forlex based on
Knoppix on Live Debian project.
I wonder if there is a way to customize boot messages and something
other of the booting process ...
I would like e.g. to colorize in red "loading ..." and over some
artworks I would add some other scripts ...
It's possible ?
everything is possible.
in general, however, as with any customization.. the problem is always
twofold: doing the configuration, and doing the configuration in the
most sustainable way integrated with lb.
while we can help you in questions on how to do a certain
configuration/customization best with lb, it's not possible with limited
ressources to also all the work in finding the solution for the
customization in the first place. therefore, please do the research
yourself, and then ask if unsure on the list on how to implement it best
to your specific question about 'colorizing' the boot prompt, you might
want to look into
... how do LiveBuild make the initrd image ? ...
the creation of the initramfs image is done on behalf of linux-2.6
maintainer scripts (in the respective linux-image-2.6.xx-y-zzz package,
e.g. linux-image-3.0.0-1-686-pae). we just do a update-initramfs call
during the build to ensure any (possible) user modification is included.
if you're interested in the actual boot code, look at live-boot (and
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