mkinitrd - is a compat wrapper, which calls dracut to generate an


   mkinitrd [OPTION...] [<initrd-image>] <kernel-version>


   mkinitrd creates an initramfs image <initrd-image> for the kernel with
   version <kernel-version> by calling "dracut".

       If a more fine grained control over the resulting image is needed,
       "dracut" should be called directly.


       print info about the version

   -v, --verbose
       increase verbosity level

   -f, --force
       overwrite existing initramfs file.

       append the kernel version to the target image

       add the kernel module <module> to the initramfs.

       preload the kernel module <module> in the initramfs before any
       other kernel modules are loaded. This can be used to ensure a
       certain device naming, which should in theory be avoided and the
       use of symbolic links in /dev is encouraged.

       do not compress the resulting image.

       print a help message and exit.


   The mkinitrd command is part of the dracut package and is available


   Harald Hoyer




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