[klibc] including modules into initramfs

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Mon May 16 14:57:29 PDT 2005

Johannes Berg wrote:
> Hi,
> Is there any specific reason why the initramfs is built as one of the
> first things in the kernel built process?
> I want to include some modules in my initramfs, and since it is built
> early that doesn't really work out well.

Probably because there aren't any dependencies for that built into the 
Kbuild rules.

Note that the initramfs doesn't have to be linked into the kernel; it 
can also be loaded using initrd protocol.


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