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

Luis R. Rodriguez mcgrof at gmail.com
Fri Jun 12 01:14:15 BST 2009


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.

  Luis



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