Re: initrd.img ?
On Thu, Mar 03, 2005 at 09:32:13AM -0800, Paul J. Lucas wrote:
> If one is compiling a custom kernel, does one need the
> initrd.img file?
> I've compiled kernels before (it's been a while, however), and I
> don't remember about having to use an initrd.img file. Can't I
> just point yaboot.conf directly at the vmlinux file?
> If I do need an initrd.img file, how does one make one?
It is your choice. If you use the --initrd option to make-kpkg, you can then
provide an initrd, or chose not to without using that option.