How to set kernel module load priority/order

Tony Baechler bats at batsupport.com
Thu Oct 29 13:22:30 UTC 2015


On 10/29/2015 1:31 AM, Oliver Grawert wrote:
> hi,
> Am Mittwoch, den 28.10.2015, 19:34 -0700 schrieb Manvir Singh:
>> Installing dracut on Ubuntu removes my desktop manager.
>
> err, yes, it also wont boot with a dracut based initramfs. ubuntu and
> debian use initramfs-tools since 2004 to build the initrd and and rely
> on specific setups provided by it... dracut handles this differently and
> will most likely give you a broken boot in case something runs it to
> regenerate the initrd. you dont want dracut installed on an ubuntu
> machine ever...
>

If I can ask a stupid question, why is it packaged?  I saw dracut and 
dracut-network packages in Debian testing, so presumably they're in Ubuntu. 
  If it makes the system unbootable, shouldn't there be warnings not to 
install it or shouldn't it be removed from the distribution?



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