[klibc] Query on Initramfs' and Initrd's coexistence

Mathieu Segaud matt at minas-morgul.org
Thu Apr 7 04:22:38 PDT 2005

Rachita Kothiyal <rachitako at in.ibm.com> disait dernièrement que :

>> Are you trying to support an arbitrary initrd, or a particular one?
>> Supporting an arbitrary initrd requires duplicating all the conditions
>> under which a legacy initrd is run.
> I am using initrd-2.4.20-18.9, which was being used by the default
> kernel(2.4) on the RedHat installation on my machine. I am right now
> working on 2.6.11-rc2 kernel. Is this version mismatch a problem?
> I fail to understand why the linuxrc is erroring..What all does it expect
> at this stage? I want to make sure that I have them all included...

yep but userland utilities to support modules loading changed between
2.4 and 2.6 series. With 2.4 and earlier series, you need modutils.
with 2.6 kernels, you need module-init-tools.



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