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Re: FESCO ticket#270 - preupgrade and F-12



On 11/13/2009 05:05 AM, Farkas Levente wrote:
> On 11/12/2009 10:45 PM, Jesse Keating wrote:
>> On Thu, 2009-11-12 at 23:30 +0200, Ville Skyttä wrote:
>>> Are the newer non-debug ones still 10MB larger than the F-11 ones
>>> (more than 
>>> twice the size)?  If yes, why is that?  Just wondering.
>>>
>>>
>>
>> They are larger, due to using dracut to make the initrds rather than
>> mkinitrd.
> 
> and do you still think it was worth to switch to dracut from mkinitrd?
> it's 4-5 times larger! this kind of reason smells comes from microsoft:-(

Dracut produces a generic initrd by default instead of something system
specific. If you want to reduce that, go to /etc/dracut.conf and enable
the hostonly option.

Rahul


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