[klibc] initramfs gunzip problems.

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Fri Nov 14 10:47:38 PST 2003

Dave Dodge wrote:
>>I'm building the archive by hand and then specify it on the command line
>>with initrd=
> I think that's your problem. An initramfs is normally linked directly
> into the kernel binary. It becomes part of bzImage and is not a
> separate file. There's no special option like "initrd=" needed for the
> kernel or bootloader.

initrd= should work, though.  In fact, one should be able to combine 
in-kernel initramfs with initrd= initramfs -- this is one of the 
beautiful features of initramfs.


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