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dherde March 10th, 2008 05:54 PM

CH 5 mkinitrd
On page 130 in Chapter 5, William gives an example for making an initrd image. I am using SUSE 10.x sp1 (whatever) and the mkinitrd command does not have an -o option. When running the command without the -o option I receive the error:

nasty1:/boot # mkinitrd initrd-

/sbin/mkinitrd: line 3297: initrd- No such file or directory
No '/' mountpoint specified in initrd-

Am I correct in assuming that the -o option is similar to the --output option in the yaird example?

or For SUSE, what is appropriate and what directory does one need to be parked in when the command is given? (/etc/boot ?)


paola March 20th, 2009 05:54 AM

Re: CH 5 mkinitrd
Well, just look on page 129, where there are the options for the command mkinitrd for the "-o".

I'm not sure about the fact you should give the absolute path for the initrd file you are creating, but you could try.


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