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SubjectRe: initramfs programs (was [RFC] klibc requirements)
On Tue Jan 08, 2002 at 08:34:47PM -0800, Greg KH wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 09, 2002 at 05:23:31AM +0100, Felix von Leitner wrote:
> >
> > How many programs are we talking about here? And what should they do?
>
> Very good question that we should probably answer first (I'll follow up
> to your other points in a separate message).
>
> Here's what I want to have in my initramfs:
> - /sbin/hotplug
> - /sbin/modprobe
> - modules.dep (needed for modprobe, but is a text file)
>
> What does everyone else need/want there?

I think you want a staticly linked multi-call binary, a
trivial shell, and some kernel modules...
http://www.uwsg.indiana.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/0112.2/0681.html

-Erik

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