Re: initrd.img ?
On Thu, 3 Mar 2005, Paul J. Lucas wrote:
> On Thu, 3 Mar 2005, Eric Cooper wrote:
> > If you compile in "enough" drivers, instead of making them modules,
> > you won't need an initrd. "Enough" means at least the driver for your
> > hard disk, the filesystem for your root partition, and maybe your
> > keyboard, mouse, and video.
> Why wouldn't you compile-in filesystem and video support? I
> mean, the system has to use them the entire time it's up. So
> why would anybody make them module?
> - Paul
Debian, like any other distro, tries to support a large number of
machines with a single kernel. For that, it makes sense to build
everything as modules.
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