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Re: Too many Recommends (in particular on mail-transport-agent)




On Thu, 01 Jun 2017 at 07:43:49 +0000, Anthony DeRobertis wrote:
> On May 31, 2017 3:51:33 AM EDT, Simon McVittie <smcv@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >dracut defaults to creating a general-purpose initramfs that is not
> >meant
> >to hard-code anything and can be used to boot "most" hardware 
> 
> I'm not really familiar with Dracut, but I'll note that needing mdadm
> is almost always a property of the OS install being booted, not of the
> hardware it's running on.

Right, what I meant is that a dracut initramfs is meant to be usable
to boot most *systems* (whether differentiated by hardware or OS
configuration).

    S