making a custom hoary-based LiveCD with a custom kernel

Maarten de Boer mdeboer at iua.upf.es
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: 

http://d-i.alioth.debian.org/svn/debian-installer/installer/doc/custom-kernel.txt

be enough to create the required initrd?

maarten




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