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From: Ryan Hill <dirtyepic@g.o>
Subject: Re: newsitem: unmasking udev-181
Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2012 20:06:57 -0600
On Sun, 11 Mar 2012 21:08:47 +0000
"Robin H. Johnson" <robbat2@g.o> wrote:

> The quickest initramfs, assuming that ALL kernel modules you need to
> boot are already compiled into your kernel:
> genkernel --install --no-ramdisk-modules initramfs
> 
> Plus optionally, If you know you don't need any of these, include this
> to make it really get much smaller:
> --no-lvm --no-mdadm --no-dmraid --no-multipath --no-iscsi --no-disklabel
> --no-firmware --no-zfs --no-gpg --no-luks
> 
> --disklabel is the one that most users will probably need, if they use
> LABEL= or UUID= arguments in your fstab.
> 
> That will give you an initramfs of scripts + busybox.
> On my box, it's about 724KiB.

Thank you sir.  The last time I played with genkernel I had to kill the
result with a crucifix.  This should do the trick.


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