dracut information

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at gmail.com
Mon Jan 17 12:58:24 EST 2011

On Mon, Jan 17, 2011 at 5:53 PM, Nic Alvaro <nicalvaro at lavabit.com> wrote:
> I am trying to build initramfs images with dracut for my XO-1. I am
> looking for documentation on how I can do it correctly. The wiki links
> to a page that is broken.
> "The OS images built after that are based on Fedora 11 or later, and use
> dracut -- see dracut-olpc-modules."
> http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Building_initramfs
> https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/packages/name/dracut-modules-olpc
> My pain right now is this kernel panic:
> Detected XO-1
> ..
> subprocess.CalledProcessError: Command ['/bin/mount', '-t', 'vfat', ro', '/dev/sdal', '/mnt/usb'] returned non-zero exit status 32
> Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init!

Looks like your not building your initrd. You can get all the
information you need with 'man dracut' and 'dracut --help'


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