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Re: creating custom initrd



On Fri, 2007-11-09 at 15:14 -0600, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-11-09 at 17:33 +0100, info boer-software-en-webservices nl
> wrote:
> > Is it possible to define which modules mkinitrd should add to the initrd?
> > 
> > I have a custom initrd, but after every kernel upgrade, it recreates the
> > initrd. When it does this,
> > I loose the extra module I need, so I end up recreating the initrd
> > myself again.
> > 
> > I know in Ubuntu and Debian there is a file somewhere in /etc/sysconfig
> > that defines the modules
> > to use when building the initrd. But I have yet to find this file in Fedora.
> > 
> The --with option in mkinitrd

mkinitrd will load any modules required to mount the root filesystem
(e.g. SCSI, ext3, network [if / is on an NFS volume], etc.)  If you need
additional modules, then "--with=name-of-module" is required.

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