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From: "Robin H. Johnson" <robbat2@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: newsitem: unmasking udev-181
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2012 01:15:22
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: newsitem: unmasking udev-181 by Joshua Kinard
1 On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 08:29:31PM -0400, Joshua Kinard wrote:
2 > make menuconfig, make <bzImage|vmlinux[.32]>[, make modules[_install]], then
3 > update the bootloader, is how I've done kernels for the longest time. This
4 > new approach makes the above command sequence invalid if under a separate /usr.
5 And why does the requirement to create an initramfs ONCE and include in
6 your bootloader change that?
8 The minimal genkernel example I provided explicitly excludes all modules
9 from the initramfs, so that you almost never have to update it (just for
10 new features/bugfixes really).
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13 Robin Hugh Johnson
14 Gentoo Linux: Developer, Trustee & Infrastructure Lead
15 E-Mail : robbat2@g.o
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