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INITRAMFS.CONF(5)	     initramfs.conf manual	     INITRAMFS.CONF(5)

       initramfs.conf - configuration file for mkinitramfs

       The behaviour of mkinitramfs can be modified by its configuration file.

       Each line in the file can be a configuration variable, a blank line, or
       a  comment. The value of an variable is assigned by an statement of the
       form: name=[value]

       Configuration options can be broken out into configuration snippets and
       placed  in  individual  files in the /etc/mkinitramfs/conf.d directory.
       Files in this directory are always read after  the  main  configuration
       file,  so you can override the settings in the main config file without
       editing it directly.

	      Specifies the modules for the initramfs image.  The default set
	      ting is most.

	      most  adds  all  the  framebuffer, acpi, file system, ide, sata,
	      scsi and usb drivers.

	      dep tries to guess which modules are necessary for  the  running

	      netboot  adds the base modules, network modules, but skips block

	      list includes only modules from the additional modules  list  to
	      load them early.

	      Include  busybox	utilities for the boot scripts.  If set to n
	      mkinitramfs will build an  initramfs  without  busybox.	Beware
	      that many boot scripts need busybox utilities.

	      If  set  to  y,  the  console keymap will be loaded during the
	      initramfs stage.	The  keymap  will  anyway  be  loaded  by  the
	      initscripts  later,  and the packages that might need input will
	      normally set this variable automatically, so there  should  nor
	      mally be no need to set this.

	BOOT  Allows  to  use  an  nfs	drive  as  the root of the drive.  The
	      default is to boot from local media  (hard  drive,  USB  stick).
	      Set to nfs for an NFS root share.

	      Specifies the network interface, like eth0.

	ROOT  Allows  optional	root  bootarg hardcoding, when no root bootarg
	      can be passed.  A root bootarg overrides that special setting.

	      Defaults to auto in order to pick up  value  from  DHCP  server.
	      Otherwise you need to specify HOST:MOUNT.

       The initramfs-tools are written by Maximilian Attems ,
       Jeff Bailey  and numerous others.  Loosely
       based on mkinitrd.conf by Herbert Xu.

	initramfs-tools(8), mkinitramfs(8), update-initramfs(8).

				  2007/01/01		     INITRAMFS.CONF(5)

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