Bug 183333 - Allow --init= swicth to mkinitrd
Summary: Allow --init= swicth to mkinitrd
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mkinitrd
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Peter Jones
QA Contact: David Lawrence
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Keywords: FutureFeature
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2006-02-28 10:59 UTC by Jasper O. Hartline
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-28 15:45:51 UTC


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Description Jasper O. Hartline 2006-02-28 10:59:18 UTC
Description of problem:
Feature: Allow mkinitrd to use an --init= switch, to allow making a an initial
ramdisk with a specified custom init. This could be useful in building
specialized initial ramdisks, for instance, for LiveCD or DVD media or any
other embedded devices.



Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
mkinitrd-5.0.28-1

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Comment 1 Peter Jones 2006-02-28 15:45:51 UTC
This isn't something that'll likely ever be a priority; if you've got a
non-standard environment you're booting into, then you can simply make
/sbin/init be the program you want to be init.

That being said, if you reopen this with a patch, I'm amicable to reviewing it
and eventually including it.


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