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Re: initrd



On Sat, 2006-10-14 at 14:28 -0700, Mike Wright wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> I've installed fedora onto everything I could get my hands on, but one 
> of the recurring problems has been building custom initrds for each type 
> of boot device.  Does anybody know if it is possible to build a kernel 
> with enough of the drivers built-in that the initrd is not required or 
> does Fedora require it to boot?

> Thanks


I used to do this, you just need support for your filesystem i.e. ext3
compiled as part of the kernel instead of loaded as a module. Basically
setting up the config for a kernel before you compile it. Change the
filesystem support ext3,jfs,xfs...  to Y instead of M. At least this
used to work.

Dan
> 



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