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Re: Getting ext3 up and running



On Jan 7 David Baron wrote:

>On Wednesday 07 January 2004 15:20, Matt Bernstein wrote:
>>
>> Why not take the large initrd image and just "remove stuff"(tm) till lilo
>> will take it? Or just try grub..
>
>By setting moduls=non and specifying jbd and ext3 in the root parameter of the 
>mkinitrd.conf, I got the size down to 972k. I think it should be 1/3 of that. 
>This is still too big to be on the image menu and using it as a lilo initrd 
>still panics!

I meant be dirtier than that.. take your initrd image and mount it 
loopback, see what's in it that you don't need.. ;)




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