On Fri, 19 Feb 2021 at 13:37, Arch Linux: Recent news updates:
Giancarlo Razzolini via arch-announce
> As linux-lts moved to the 5.10 version, all official kernels of Arch Linux now support zstd compressed
> initramfs images, so mkinitcpio is switching to zstd compressed images by default with version 30,
> which is currently on [testing].
> If, for any reason, you are using a kernel version prior to 5.9, make sure to change mkinitcpio.conf
> COMPRESSION to use one of the compressors supported, like gzip, otherwise you **will not** be able to
> boot images generated by mkinitcpio.
I am not sure I understand this. If someone has the default
mkinitcpio.conf it won't boot?
In my case I set it to lz4 over a year ago for speed.