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{{Note|Read the mailing list announcment [https://lists.archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-dev-public/2019-May/029570.html Mkinitcpio replacement with Dracut].}}
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{{Note|Read the mailing list announcment for a possible [https://lists.archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-dev-public/2019-May/029570.html Mkinitcpio replacement with Dracut].}}
  
Dracut creates an initial image used by the kernel for preloading the block device modules (such as IDE, SCSI or RAID) which are needed to access the root filesystem. This replaces [[mkinitcpio]] in Arch Linux in the near future.
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[https://dracut.wiki.kernel.org/ dracut] creates an initial image used by the kernel for preloading the block device modules (such as IDE, SCSI or RAID) which are needed to access the root filesystem. This might replace [[mkinitcpio]] in Arch Linux in the near future.

Latest revision as of 17:59, 21 May 2019

Note: Read the mailing list announcment for a possible Mkinitcpio replacement with Dracut.

dracut creates an initial image used by the kernel for preloading the block device modules (such as IDE, SCSI or RAID) which are needed to access the root filesystem. This might replace mkinitcpio in Arch Linux in the near future.