[arch-general] [arch-dev-public] Mkinitcpio replacement with Dracut

Damjan Georgievski gdamjan at gmail.com
Thu Aug 22 20:15:15 UTC 2019

On Thu, 22 Aug 2019 at 21:36, Giancarlo Razzolini <grazzolini at archlinux.org>

> Em agosto 22, 2019 16:29 Damjan Georgievski via arch-general escreveu:
> > Are there any news/updates on this front?
> >
> > I have dracut installed in one test VM, but I have to run it manually
> after
> > each kernel update. The wiki page [1] is still empty, so
> > how do I configure proper hooks to build the initramfs (and possibly also
> > disable the mkinitcpio ones)?
> >
> Yes. I have been working on pacman hooks for this. There are a few things
> I need
> to iron out before releasing it though. There's a need to change all
> kernels as
> well, because the hooks are deployed with them currently, this has to
> change.

Just in case, I'll mention kernel-install [1] once again, it's a nice
central hub where initramfs creators, bootloaders (and optionally signing
of uefi images) can hook into, and then any kernel install can call all the
users hooks with a single command.



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