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Re: [PATCH 3/3] dracut has initrd-generic-<version> instead of initrd-<version> (#519185)



On Tue, Sep 08, 2009 at 12:45:43PM -0400, Warren Togami wrote:
> On 09/04/2009 12:51 PM, Matthew Garrett wrote:
>> Isn't the point of the new infrastructure that we can provide multiple
>> initramfs modules that will all end up in the filesystem on boot? Users
>> who want to add drivers could do it even more easily than they currently
>> can.
>>
>
> I am skeptical that we are ready for this.  Not all non-x86 boot loaders  
> are capable of handling multiple initrd's, and various types of netboot  
> wont do it either.  This is a very late time to rely upon such a new  
> feature for something this important.

cpio archives can be concatenated, right? It seems like a 
straightforward workaround.

-- 
Matthew Garrett | mjg59 srcf ucam org


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