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From: "Dmitri Pogosyan" <pogosyan@...>
Subject: Re: initrd
Date: Sun, 30 Oct 2005 17:56:22 -0700
It is not needed, I believe, with new kernels. Remnants from the earlier 
days, in my case. I am still mostly on 2.6.11 kernel with devfs, actually, 
and am used to combinations udev+nodevfs, devfs+noudev (which had quite 
magical interactions between themselves, BTW) 
> On Sat, 29 Oct 2005 14:21:52 +0100 
> DR GM SEDDON <gavin.m.seddon@...> wrote: 
> > Dmitri Pogosyan wrote: 
> >  
> > >Not really, you can use initramfs in place of initrd. I have in 
> > >grub.conf  
> > >  
> > >title=Gentoo Linux 2.6.13-r3 UDEV  
> > >root (hd0,0)  
> > >kernel /kernel-2.6.13-gentoo-r3 root=/dev/ram0 ramdisk=16384 
> > >init=/linuxrc real_root=/dev/sda2 vga=3847 udev  
> > >initrd /initramfs-2.6.13-gentoo-r3  
> I've notice that some ppl are putting udev on the kernel line.  I was 
> under the impression that this was not needed to get udev working? 
> -- 
> bruce 
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