Ubuntu initramfs (Was: Re: any reason for CONFIG_FUSE_FS=y)

Aaron Rainbolt arraybolt3 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 9 17:27:22 UTC 2022

On Tue, Aug 9, 2022 at 12:25 PM Dimitri John Ledkov
<dimitri.ledkov at canonical.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> On Tue, 9 Aug 2022 at 18:20, Aaron Rainbolt <arraybolt3 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > On my system, if the initrd isn't readable by the kernel, it results
> > in a kernel panic. Is that to be expected despite inird-less boot? Or
> > is that an indicator that at least Lubuntu (and probably Ubuntu
> > Desktop) does use an initrd?
> >
> This is not a choice or a configuration, on machines that we can
> guarantee initrd less boot we configure and do that. On machines where
> we can't we set it up for booting with initrd. It is a transparent
> boot optimisation. If your system boots one way or another, it is best
> experience available for you.
> But your individual setups and deployments do not represent the
> overall spectra of Ubuntu usage, and relative % of boots that happen
> one way or the other, even if all of your machines in your particular
> deployment do one particular thing.

Huh. Today I learned! I had no idea. Thanks for the info!

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