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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> 1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/genkernel.xml,v 1.27 2007/05/18 15:01:48 rane Exp $ --> 2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/genkernel.xml,v 1.29 2007/06/21 01:38:07 nightmorph Exp $ -->
3<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 3<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
4 4
5<guide link="/doc/en/genkernel.xml"> 5<guide link="/doc/en/genkernel.xml">
6<title>Gentoo Linux Genkernel Guide</title> 6<title>Gentoo Linux Genkernel Guide</title>
7 7
24genkernel. 24genkernel.
25</abstract> 25</abstract>
26 26
27<license/> 27<license/>
28 28
29<version>1.4.3</version> 29<version>1.5</version>
30<date>2005-12-16</date> 30<date>2007-06-20</date>
31 31
32<chapter> 32<chapter>
33<title>Introduction</title> 33<title>Introduction</title>
34<section> 34<section>
35<title>Rationale</title> 35<title>Rationale</title>
435 utility which creates RAID mappings using the kernel device-mapper 435 utility which creates RAID mappings using the kernel device-mapper
436 subsystem. DMRAID discovers, activates, deactivates and displays properties 436 subsystem. DMRAID discovers, activates, deactivates and displays properties
437 of software RAID sets (ATARAID, for example) and contained DOS partitions. 437 of software RAID sets (ATARAID, for example) and contained DOS partitions.
438 </li> 438 </li>
439 <li> 439 <li>
440 <b>--luks</b>: Includes support for <uri
441 link="http://luks.endorphin.org/">Linux Unified Key Setup</uri> or LUKS.
442 This will allow you to use a device encrypted by LUKS which contains the
443 root filesystem. On the bootloader, you then set that encrypted device as
444 the value of crypt_root (and real_root shall be the unencrypted device LUKS
445 creates).
446 </li>
447 <li>
440 <b>--linuxrc=/path/to/your/linuxrc</b>: Specifies a user-created 448 <b>--linuxrc=/path/to/your/linuxrc</b>: Specifies a user-created
441 <e>linuxrc</e> &mdash; a script that is initialized during the start-up 449 <e>linuxrc</e> &mdash; a script that is initialized during the start-up
442 stage of the kernel, prior to the actual boot process. (A default linuxrc 450 stage of the kernel, prior to the actual boot process. (A default linuxrc
443 script should be in the <path>/usr/share/genkernel/</path> directory.) This 451 script should be in the <path>/usr/share/genkernel/</path> directory.) This
444 script allows you to boot into a small, modularized kernel and load the 452 script allows you to boot into a small, modularized kernel and load the
783the <c>modules-X.Y.Z.tar.gz</c> archive to the <path>/nfs/livecd/add/</path> 791the <c>modules-X.Y.Z.tar.gz</c> archive to the <path>/nfs/livecd/add/</path>
784directory. 792directory.
785</p> 793</p>
786 794
787<pre caption="Preparing the NFS share"> 795<pre caption="Preparing the NFS share">
788<comment>(This assumes that /nfs/livecd is a exported NFS share)</comment> 796<comment>(This assumes that /nfs/livecd is an exported NFS share)</comment>
789# <i>mount /tmp/gentoo-livecd.iso /mnt/cdrom -o loop</i> 797# <i>mount /tmp/gentoo-livecd.iso /mnt/cdrom -o loop</i>
790# <i>cp -p /mnt/cdrom /nfs/livecd</i> 798# <i>cp -p /mnt/cdrom /nfs/livecd</i>
791# <i>umount /mnt/cdrom</i> 799# <i>umount /mnt/cdrom</i>
792 800
793<comment>(Copy the modules.tar.gz into /add)</comment> 801<comment>(Copy the modules.tar.gz into /add)</comment>

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