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[Xen-devel] Re: Xen bootloader

To: Michael Loehr <MLOEHR@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Xen-devel] Re: Xen bootloader
From: Ronald G Minnich <rminnich@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 14 Jul 2006 09:22:58 -0600
Cc: Ian Pratt <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, Anthony Liguori <aliguori@xxxxxxxxxx>, xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, yhlu <yhlu.kernel@xxxxxxxxx>, Rob Bradford <robster@xxxxxxxxxx>
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Michael Loehr wrote:
Hi Rob,

we always talk about an 'initrd' but in fact this is normally an initramfs

From my point of view, there are several things.

there's the old initrd

there's the cpio-format initrams

there's the initramfs you can build into a bzimage, by specifying several directories in the .config file, that automagically get bundled up into the bzImage. This last type is broken (build side) until recently.


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