I once used update-initramfs under ubuntu, building ramdisk to boot from remote iscsi disk.
----------------------------------------------------------------- 韦远科 3479 中国科学院 计算机网络信息中心 On Tue, Jul 8, 2014 at 12:15 PM, Adam Young <ayo...@redhat.com> wrote: > On 07/07/2014 01:16 PM, Victor Lowther wrote: > > As one of the original authors of dracut, I would love to see it being > used to build initramfs images for TripleO. dracut is flexible, works > across a wide variety of distros, and removes the need to have > special-purpose toolchains and packages for use by the initramfs. > > Dracut rocks, and we can use it to get support for Shared nothing > diskless boot; > > http://adam.younglogic.com/2012/03/shared-nothing-diskless-boot/ > > > > > > On Thu, Jul 3, 2014 at 10:12 PM, Ben Nemec <openst...@nemebean.com> wrote: > >> I've recently been looking into using dracut to build the >> deploy-ramdisks that we use for TripleO. There are a few reasons for >> this: 1) dracut is a fairly standard way to generate a ramdisk, so users >> are more likely to know how to debug problems with it. 2) If we build >> with dracut, we get a lot of the udev/net/etc stuff that we're currently >> doing manually for free. 3) (aka the self-serving one ;-) RHEL 7 >> doesn't include busybox, so we can't currently build ramdisks on that >> distribution using the existing ramdisk element. >> >> For the RHEL issue, this could just be an alternate way to build >> ramdisks, but given some of the other benefits I mentioned above I >> wonder if it would make sense to look at completely replacing the >> existing element. From my investigation thus far, I think dracut can >> accommodate all of the functionality in the existing ramdisk element, >> and it looks to be available on all of our supported distros. >> >> So that's my pitch in favor of using dracut for ramdisks. Any thoughts? >> Thanks. >> >> https://dracut.wiki.kernel.org/index.php/Main_Page >> >> -Ben >> >> _______________________________________________ >> OpenStack-dev mailing list >> OpenStackemail@example.com >> http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev >> > > > > _______________________________________________ > OpenStack-dev mailing > listOpenStackfirstname.lastname@example.org://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev > > > > _______________________________________________ > OpenStack-dev mailing list > OpenStackemail@example.com > http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev > >
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