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Re: [Xen-devel] What is the implication to use 'module' directive instead of 'initrd' to load ramdis

>I noticed Xen used Module directive to load RAMDISK for XenLinux in boot 
>grub config file instead of regular initrd. Why can't we use initrd here? I 
>tried to change back to initrd and Linux reports an error kernal panic 
>message: Linux kernel must be loaded before ramdisk.
>Could anyone here explain about this?

'initrd' is equivalent to 'module' except that there can only be a single initrd
statement per boot option. Obviously you need two modules (the kernel
and its initrd), hence you can't use 'initrd' here.


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