Overview of initramfs-tools
authorBen Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk>
Sun, 9 Nov 2014 11:34:34 +0000 (11:34 +0000)
committerBen Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk>
Sun, 9 Nov 2014 12:23:02 +0000 (12:23 +0000)
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+  <h1>Overview</h1>
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+    <li>
+      Started in Ubuntu in 2005 and adopted in Debian later that year
+    </li>
+    <li>
+      <tt>mkinitramfs</tt> builds an initramfs image using the
+      included scripts, necessary kernel modules, udev, and utilities
+      from klibc-utils or busybox
+    </li>
+    <li>
+      Uses build-time and boot-time hook scripts for
+      extensibility
+      <ul>
+       <li>Used by btrfs-tools, cryptsetup, lvm2, mdadm, etc.</li>
+      </ul>
+    </li>
+    <li>
+      Supports dependencies within each set of scripts
+    </li>
+  </ul>
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   <h1>Questions?</h1>
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