Librenix  
(Show all Kernel articles . . .
)  
Headlines | Linux | Apps | Coding | BSD | Admin | News
Information for Linux System Administration 

Migrating to Linux kernel 2.6

Up
vote
Down

This article covers migrating custom Linux installations to the new Linux kernel.
Desktop Linux systems typically use the EXT2 filesystem in their initial RAM disks, but many embedded Linux systems use smaller, more simple types of filesystems such as CRAMFS, ROMFS, or even the Minix filesystem. Regardless of the type of filesystem contained in an initial RAM disk, an initial RAM disk is typically compressed using gzip to save even more space. The Linux initial RAM disk loader recognizes compressed files and automatically uncompresses them before mounting them.
 read more | mail this link | score:2672 | -Ray, March 6, 2004
More Linux articles...

Buy Art Online with Satisfaction Guaranteed

Selected articles

VPS: Xen vs. OpenVZ

Space Tyrant: A multiplayer network game for Linux

Scripting: A parallel Linux backup script

Space Tyrant: A threaded C game project: First Code

The Network Computer: An opportunity for Linux

Shadow.sh: A simple directory shadowing script for Linux

 

Firefox sidebar

Site map

Site info

News feed

Features

Login
(to post)

Search

 
Articles are owned by their authors.   © 2000-2012 Ray Yeargin