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Re: How to run Debian from SD card but booting from USB stick?

On Fri 12 May 2017 at 19:31:16 +0200, deloptes wrote:

> Brian wrote:
> > Would creating an initrd really be necessary?
> Using stock kernel in most cases yes. Using custom kernel, you can compile
> the modules in and won't need initrd.

Richard Owlett accomplished it without anything special as regards an
initrd. His installation to the SD device was from a straight up-and-up
installer. It is very, very doubtful that the initrd on his HD had been
customised. Details at


So, the question remains. Is creating an initrd on Debian really necessary?


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