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Re: Why does mkinitrd require plymouth?



On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 07:03:38PM +0100, Jochen Schmitt wrote:
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 > Steve Grubb schrieb:
 > > why does mkinitrd require plymouth? There are different aims to
 > > adjust package dependencies for security or minimal installation
 > > reasons. For example:
 > As far as I have understood it, plymouth will be put into the initrd
 > to allow a
 > switch into a graphical mode as early as possible.

AIUI, The primary reason it's there is to provide a user interface
for the 'enter your password' dialog if you have encrypted root.

	Dave

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