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Re: [PATCH 3/3] dracut has initrd-generic-<version> instead of initrd-<version> (#519185)



On Wed, 2009-08-26 at 14:07 -0400, Jon Masters wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-08-26 at 11:45 +0200, Hans de Goede wrote:
> > dracut using kernel come with a prebuild initrd-generic-<version> instead
> > of initrd-<version>, so if we fail to find /boot/initrd-<version>.img, check
> > for /boot/initrd-generic-<version>.img instead. I've done things this way
> > so that if we ever need to generate system specific (so non generic) initrd's
> > for some reason the code will stay working.
> 
> Is the plan to basically migrate to entirely pre-built "generic"
> "initrd" initramfs pre-built image files then? Will we even be
> generating the kernel specific stuff in the future?
> 
> Jon.
> 
> 

That was the plan, however we're finding more and more situations where
this introduces a lot more pain than it solves.  For F12 at least it
seems quite too late to switch to using dracut images by default anyway.

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Jesse Keating
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