[CentOS] Centos6: Boot from usb 3.0ls /

Volker Poplawski volker at openbios.org
Fri Mar 2 11:20:42 EST 2012


On 01.03.2012 09:44, Peter Kjellström wrote:
> Let me try to unconfuse this situation:
>
> 1) CentOS-6 does not use initramfstools, mkinitrd is just a thin shell wrapper
> on top of dracut
>
> 2) dracut by default adds lots of drivers to the initramfs (not only what's
> needed, that is, -H is not the default)
>
> 3) dracut does not include *hci_hcd modules since ehci, uhci and ohci are
> built in, not compiled as modules (this could be considered a bug...).
>
> 4) you spelled the driver wrong above, it's xhci_hcd not hdc
>
> To conclude, to build a new initramfs for the current kernel with dracut:
>
> dracut --add-drivers xhci_hcd /boot/initramfs-$(uname -r).img $(uname -r)
>
> To make it permanent look at the add_drivers line in /etc/dracut.conf or add a
> /etc/dracut.conf.d/...
>
> /Peter
>


I see. Thanks for telling me about dracut, Peter.


Regards
.....Volker



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