Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 166954
Pass additional parameters to mkinitrd in new-kernel-pkg
Last modified: 2009-02-17 14:26:39 EST
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Description of problem:
It is often necessary to pass additional parameters (i.e. --with-usb) to mkinitrd when installing a new kernel. This could be done more easily if new-kernel-pkg honored a MKINITRDOPTIONS variable which could be set in /etc/sysconfig/kernel. I've attached a simple patch which implements this.
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Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install new kernel rpm.
Created attachment 118196 [details]
Pass site-specific parameters to mkinitrd
A related request can be found in bug 171522 which could potentially use the
same sysconfig mechanism.
This should be handled with /etc/sysconfig/mkinitrd rather than through a mechanism like this.