Archaic archaic at
Wed Aug 3 20:31:19 PDT 2005

On Wed, Aug 03, 2005 at 11:20:29PM -0400, Steven Pasternak wrote:
> Hi! I have an LFS 6.0 system, and I was wondering, where could I get a 
> good mkinitrd script and tutorial. I haven't found an official project, 
> and each distro has their own. I tried copying the debian initrd-tools 
> over. I liked how it used cramfs, but the mkinitrd script makes many 
> calls to 'dpkg', which I don't have. I haven't had luck figuring out how 
> fedora/redhat's mkinitrd works or what it needs (/etc/conf.modules, 
> /etc/mkinitrd/modules, /etc/modules.conf, etc.). I eventually want to 
> add a bootsplash (needs an initrd), and make it a custom live rescue cd 
> (and just want to know how it all works ;-) ) Thanks!

Bootsplash and other fun topics are covered in the hints project:


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