horserivers at gmail.com
Sun Jan 27 17:10:36 EST 2013
On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 12:05:35PM +0530, Mandeep Sandhu wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 2:07 AM, horseriver <horserivers at gmail.com> wrote:
> > hi:)
> > Is /boot/initrd.img a root filesystem? what is the filetype of it?
> Yes, it's a rootfs with minimal stuff needed for booting a workable
> system. why does this matter. doing 'file /boot/initrd.img....' on my
> system shows its a gzip compressed file.
> > Can I put initrd.img in a floppy to boot system ?
> I think you can. Provided you have the floppy driver compiled into your kernel.
Does this /boot/initrd.img file come out when building kernel ?
how to build it?
> > thanks!
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