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Re: initrd support.

To: Thiemo Seufer <>
Subject: Re: initrd support.
From: moreau francis <>
Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2005 18:30:25 +0100 (CET)
In-reply-to: <>
Original-recipient: rfc822;
 --- Thiemo Seufer <>
a écrit : 
> Actually, there are three:
> - the generic initramfs method for compiled in
> initrds
what's the difference with the rd_start/rd_size method

> - the addinitrd method to attach a initrd to a
> precompiled kernel
>   image (which is old, and essentially unmaintained)
why is it still in kernel's tree ? Is it going to be
removed ?

> - the rd_start/rd_size method, which allows a
> bootloader to load both
>   kernel and initrd images into memory and then
> tells the kernel via
>   the rd_start/rd_size parameters where the initrd
> is located
Why do I need to provide rd_start/ rd_size setup
parameters ? It's already provided by




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