Dracut: Introduction and Overview
Cong Wang from Red Hat discusses how Dracut is a generic initramfs infrastructure which is supposed to be distro-independent, it is highly configurable and flexible. This presentation will give you an introduction to dracut, a short guide on how to write dracut modules, and an overview of the infrastructure of dracut source code, finally, with the recent development of dracut. The next generation of the mkdumprd will be based on dracut too. The audiences are people who interested in initramfs or kdump. You will find many useful details of generating an initramfs with dracut on Linux. Audiences are supposed to have at least basic knowledge of bash scripting and Linux operating system.