[Mageia-dev] RFC: Drop mkinitrd completely in favour of dracut.

Thierry Vignaud thierry.vignaud at gmail.com
Thu Dec 15 17:16:18 CET 2011

On 15 December 2011 15:33, Colin Guthrie <mageia at colin.guthr.ie> wrote:
>>> <haraldh> but that is costly and takes a lot of time
>>> <haraldh> and also the modprobe.conf.d is something one would want
>>> <haraldh> and also install possible helper tools there
>>> <haraldh> so, if you want to factor that one out in a module filter
>>> function, send it to the initramfs mailing list
>>> <haraldh> any help in that area is appreciated and most likely merged :)
>>> So if you fancy working on this, I'm sure it'll get upstreamed :)
>> I might take a look at this.
>> Though, as Harald says, it might prove to be slow, since we'd have to
>> compare every alias of every module considered by dracut against the
>> system modalias list... Well, I guess we'll see.
> Yeah I guess it would be good to have the this cached into some kind of
> matrix, but that might be a bit tricky in sh...

perl rules!
More seriously, ever heard of modprobe --resolve-alias?

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