Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 508407
mkinitrd can drop the e2fsprogs requirement (was for blkid)
Last modified: 2009-06-30 15:01:29 EDT
mkinitrd needs blkid, which is now in util-linux-ng as of 2.15.1-0.1, I think, rather than e2fsprogs, so the e2fsprogs requires can be dropped.
Thanks for the bug report, this is fixed in mkinitrd-6.0.90 .