making a custom hoary-based LiveCD with a custom kernel

Maarten de Boer mdeboer at
Tue Jul 12 04:47:05 CDT 2005

> Yes it does need a different initrd. The initrd on the live CD has 
> various components of the Debian Installer in it, to allow for
> selecting of languages, and auto-detecting where the CD drive is, and
> mounting the cloop filesystem. Your initrd will not bring up the
> necessary bits to do that, and will fail.

Would following the instructions in:

be enough to create the required initrd?


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