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On 03/27/2012 12:23, Zac Medico wrote:
>> 2b) If one does not want to use an initramfs, one must use mdev
> I'd leave option 2b undocumented. It's fragile and it will only work up
> until something else breaks, and then we'll have another big "OMG they're
> forcing us to use an initramfs" discussion and have to update the
> documentation again.
Not undocumented, but with a link to this Wiki entry:
And a BIG FAT WARNING that it's risky, and only suitable for extremely
simple system builds. It works fine for me on my main dev box and a VM.
I'll know how it works on MIPS when I get that machine properly updated.
Doesn't mean it'll work for everyone, but we're about choice, and we should
at least put a mention in, even if it's a choice that will be rarely taken.
"The past tempts us, the present confuses us, the future frightens us. And
our lives slip away, moment by moment, lost in that vast, terrible in-between."
--Emperor Turhan, Centauri Republic