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initramfs.conf - configuration file for mkinitramfs
The behaviour of
can be modified by its configuration file.
Each line in the file can be a configuration variable, a blank line,
or a comment. The value of an variable is assigned by an statement
of the form: name=[value]
Configuration options can be broken out into configuration snippets and
placed in individual files in the /etc/mkinitramfs/conf.d directory. Files
in this directory are always read after the main configuration file,
so you can override the settings in the main config file without editing it
Specifies the modules for the initramfs image.
The default setting is most.
most adds all the framebuffer, acpi, file system, ide, sata, scsi and usb drivers.
dep tries to guess which modules are necessary for the running box.
netboot adds the base modules, network modules, but skips block devices.
list includes only modules from the additional modules list to load them
Include busybox utilities for the boot scripts.
If set to 'n'
will build an initramfs without busybox.
Beware that many boot scripts need busybox utilities.
If set to 'y', the console keymap will be loaded during the initramfs stage.
The keymap will anyway be loaded by the initscripts later, and the packages
that might need input will normally set this variable automatically, so there
should normally be no need to set this.
Allows to use an nfs drive as the root of the drive.
The default is to boot from local media (hard drive, USB stick).
Set to nfs for an NFS root share.
Specifies the network interface, like eth0.
Allows optional root bootarg hardcoding, when no root bootarg can be passed.
A root bootarg overrides that special setting.
Defaults to auto in order to pick up value from DHCP server.
Otherwise you need to specify HOST:MOUNT.
The initramfs-tools are written by Maximilian Attems <email@example.com>,
Jeff Bailey <firstname.lastname@example.org> and numerous others.
Loosely based on mkinitrd.conf by Herbert Xu.
- GENERAL VARIABLES
- NFS VARIABLES
- SEE ALSO
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Time: 04:16:05 GMT, September 24, 2010