list of 2.6-related migration issues for embedded programmers?

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at
Tue Jul 20 03:51:57 EST 2004

On Mon, 19 Jul 2004, Linh Dang wrote:

> On 19 Jul 2004, rpjday at wrote:

>> - initramfs:  currently, i'm still using a zImage.initrd-based
>> image, and all i know about initramfs is that it's checked for at
>> boot time.  should i care about it?  at some point, probably, i'm
>> sure.
> initramfs is convenient. you don't need root access nor special tools
> to create the root-fs. it very easy when you want to
> version-controlled you root-fs.

ah, that would be convenient since, as it is, i'm using a hacked
version of "genext2fs" that allows me to create the initial root fs as
a regular user.  i *definitely* have to look into initramfs, then.


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