On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 8:21 AM, r_burton <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I am running Fedora-14-x86_64
> I have imported, and built kernel source: linux-126.96.36.199
> My problem: How do I build a new 'initrd'?
> I have examined the file /boot/initramfs-188.8.131.52-45.fc14.x86_64.img
> Which comes with the Fedora-14 distribution. *How do I build a new
> one? *On other distributions which I am familiar (e.g. Suse) there is
> a script, 'mkinitrd'. *Is there such a script for Fedora? *Is there
> a definitive "Guide to the Fedora Kernel Build Procedure"?
This would be better asked on the fedora-devel or fedora-kernel lists.
Fedora uses a tool called 'dracut' to create the initramfs. There is
a script called new-kernel-pkg that gets called if you install a
Fedora kernel RPM. It's invocation looks like: