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as you know, in Linux environments initrd is different for each hardware platform, for example in vm and actual hardware. for create initrd, must use mkinitrd command.

but in installation cd environments how initrd is create dynamically for different HW?

my question in other word: when you install a linux in your system, /boot/initrd.img dynamicaly (maybe) based on your hardware created. my quiestion is that, /boot/initrd how be created, its dynamically? pre compiled or something else.

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i say initrd that placed in /boot directory and loads main kernel –  haw3d Jul 28 '12 at 6:30

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The initrd on a Linux installation CD includes only drivers to read the CD/DVD itself and perhaps hard disk drivers. The installer itself generally detects any additional hardware and loads any additional drivers that might be needed.

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i know, my problem is initrd.img that placed in /boot directory that loads main kernel –  haw3d Jul 28 '12 at 6:27
    
Perhaps you should ask your real question? –  Michael Hampton Jul 28 '12 at 7:57
    
:). when you install a linux in your system, /boot/initrd.img dynamicaly (maybe) based on your hardware created. my quiestion is that, /boot/initrd how be created, its dynamically? pre compiled or something else. –  haw3d Jul 28 '12 at 8:55

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