I have been using the following command on my system to create the .cpio archive to create an initramfs for my embedded target device sudo find . | cpio -H newc -oc > ~/initramfs.cpio This has ...
I am making my own initramfs following the Gentoo wiki. Instead of the familiar tar and gzip, the page is telling me to use cpio and gzip. Wikipedia says that cpio is used by the 2.6 kernel's ...
Having been directed to initramfs by an answer to my earlier question (thanks!), I've been working on getting initramfs working. I can now boot the kernel and drop to a shell prompt, where I can ...