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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.


Sven Luther

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