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SubjectRe: Initramfs
On Thu, Aug 21, 2003 at 11:28:10AM -0700, Bryan O'Sullivan wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-08-21 at 07:19, Jeff Garzik wrote:
>
> > Support replacing "initrd=" with "initramfs=", so that bootloaders can
> > pass a cpio image into the standard initrd memory space.
>
> That would be nice to have, but it would also increase the pressure to
> fix the cpio unpacker. At least right now, its deficiencies don't cause
> many problems, because initramfs is less than convenient to use.

RTFM. cpio -o -H newc should be used to create an archive; _not_ the
"binary" format that is default.
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