[PATCH] installkernel: support for initramfs and update-grub

Luis R. Rodriguez mcgrof at gmail.com
Fri Jul 10 16:01:17 UTC 2009

On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 5:14 PM, Luis R. Rodriguez<mcgrof at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 2:42 PM, Luis R. Rodriguez<mcgrof at gmail.com> wrote:
>> This makes the installkernel script build the initramfs
>> and call update-grub accordingly using 'lsb_release -i -s' to
>> determine the distribution. Debian or any other Debian
>> based distribution can add its own entry once someone maps
>> it out, provided the lsb id tag changes.
>> Signed-off-by: Luis R. Rodriguez <mcgrof at gmail.com>
>> ---
>> I don't think the debianutils package is always installed but
>> having this simple script around helps when building kernels.
>> Is debianutils the right place for it? Can we get Ubuntu
>> to always just ship it? If so what package should it be
>> part of? How about Debian? At the very least I expect
>> this to be available when users want to build kernels.
> I failed to mention this works with grub and grub2.

I don't see this patch applied. Is there interest for this to be
applied on the git tree:



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