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== Detailed Description ==
 
== Detailed Description ==

Revision as of 14:03, 3 April 2009

Contents

Feature Name

Dracut

Summary

Dracut is a replacement for nash/mkinitrd.

Owner

  • email: harald@redhat.com

Current status

  • Targeted release: 12
  • Last updated: 2009-04-03
  • Percentage of completion: 40%

Detailed Description

Dracut is a generic, modular initramfs generation tool that can be used across various distributions.

Benefit to Fedora

Replace nash/mkinitrd with a tool, that is maintained by a cross distribution community.

Scope

All functionality of nash/mkinitrd has to be implemented and tested in dracut.

How To Test

Use the created initrd on any machine to boot from any root partitions.

User Experience

Switching root partitions should be more flexible.

Dependencies

none

Contingency Plan

Fallback to mkinitrd.

Documentation

Release Notes

Comments and Discussion