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Use dracut for initramfs

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Duplicate of #310491
Status: Rejected


Use dracut for initramfs instead of our own scripts. See http://sourceforge.net/apps/trac/dracut/wiki for details.


  • Duplicate of feature #310491:


icons/user_comment.png A. J. wrote: (5 years ago)

Harald Hoyer from Red Hat talked to Hannes and Michal about dracut, the new Fedora initramfs, at the openSUSE conference and he added it to the SUSE buildservice:

icons/user_comment.png R. M. wrote: (5 years ago)

A similar entry has been opened here: 

I'm personnaly not sure if moving to dracut would be a good move: SUSE mkinitrd has been rewritten (for 11.2) and seems really flexible and easy to use.

icons/user_comment.png A. J. wrote: (5 years ago)

That's why the mkinitrd authors sat together at the openSUSE conference with Harald and discussed it.

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