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linux-initrd: Allow extra modules to be passed to 'base-initrd'.

* gnu/system/linux-initrd.scm (base-initrd): Add #:extra-modules
  parameter.
version-0.8.3
Ludovic Courtès 8 years ago
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      gnu/system/linux-initrd.scm

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gnu/system/linux-initrd.scm

@ -206,6 +206,7 @@ initrd code."
qemu-networking?
virtio?
volatile-root?
(extra-modules '())
guile-modules-in-chroot?)
"Return a monadic derivation that builds a generic initrd. FILE-SYSTEMS is
a list of file-systems to be mounted by the initrd, possibly in addition to
@ -218,6 +219,11 @@ be used as a QEMU guest with para-virtualized I/O drivers.
When VOLATILE-ROOT? is true, the root file system is writable but any changes
to it are lost.
The initrd is automatically populated with all the kernel modules necessary
for FILE-SYSTEMS and for the given options. However, additional kernel
modules can be listed in EXTRA-MODULES. They will be added to the initrd, and
loaded at boot time in the order in which they appear.
When GUILE-MODULES-IN-CHROOT? is true, make core Guile modules available in
the new root. This is necessary is the file specified as '--load' needs
access to these modules (which is the case if it wants to even just print an
@ -252,7 +258,8 @@ exception and backtrace!)."
'())
,@(if volatile-root?
'("fuse.ko")
'())))
'())
,@extra-modules))
(define helper-packages
;; Packages to be copied on the initrd.

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