When the Linux kernel starts up, it uses initrd as the root / filesystem, then replaces that with a filesystem partition in fstab. Based on a test in an early init script, I want to replace that root ...
What are the differnces between the two? Can I just use initramfs.cpio or do I need to use both? Actually my rootfs.cpio file is 7 Mb and initramfs.cpio is just 0.5mb, so I was thinking if I can use ...
I am running Linux on an ARM based development board from flash memory. The rootfs is initramfs. I chose this in the configuration utility under "file system". Then I realized that I need ...
Given vmlinuz and initrd.gz, how do I find out, where the kernel is going to load / (root) file system from?
I'm trying various ways of Linux installation (from iso, flash, iso on flash, kernel on flash, root FS in iso-file on flash...) and want to understand what's going on. My question is: is it possible, ...