Rodrigo Lopes rodvlopes at
Wed Aug 3 21:08:33 PDT 2005

I have done exactly what is discribed on bootsplash hint, mas when I restart 
my system nothing happens.

Could you help me Archaic ?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Archaic" <archaic at>
To: "BLFS Support List" <blfs-support at>
Sent: Thursday, August 04, 2005 12:31 AM
Subject: Re: mkinitrd

> 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!
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