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    SubjectRe: [klibc] Re: [PATCH - RFC] Move initramfs configuration to "General setup"
    Grzegorz Kulewski wrote:
    >> From my recent experiments it looks like in order to be able to use
    > initramfs not compiled into the kernel image but loaded from separate
    > file by GRUB or LILO one must also build initrd into the kernel.
    > Am I right? If so, could somebody split initramfs and initrd (not only
    > at configuration level but also at code level)? Shouldn't they be
    > separated (and possibly initrd removed after some time)? In the mean
    > time it should be documented in *config help.

    Actually, most of CONFIG_INITRD is about being able to pick up the
    second load datum, so it makes sense on the code level at least.

    > Also somebody should add more documentation about initramfs (generating,
    > writing scripts, producing image, the right method for chroot /
    > pivot_root / ...). It took me whole week to find it out myself and I
    > still have some doubths...

    Yes, that would be good.

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