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Re: [alpine-devel] Some questions about initramfs-init.

From: Magicloud Magiclouds <>
Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2019 11:42:04 +0800

Thanks for the info.

My intention is to save the hacking work. I like things to be
configurable or appendable. Also, some code seems out of maintain. For
example, ALPINE_MNT, I could not find its definition or where

PS: For PR, I am not sure if github works. I had one to fix VIM syntax
highlight issue (very small), but no response for quite a while.

On Tue, Apr 9, 2019 at 9:16 PM Tuan Hoang <> wrote:
> >>> 2. Why networking is after nlplug-findfs? Can I bring up network (if
> >>> needed) before nlplug-findfs?
> >>
> >> nlplug-findfs also serves as coldplug, and enumerates all the current
> >> devices so all kernel modules gets loaded. Without this there is no
> >> guarantee that the network driver is automatically detected and loaded.
> > I see.
> There are cases where I have nasty hack that I put 'nlplug-findfs -p
> /sbin/mdev' (no root dir) before configure_ip and it kind of works. I
> couldn't speak for normal/mainstream installation though because it
> might break people's stuffs.
> I think Alpine scripts in general is very friendly and flexible to hack
> to match your needs. If it turns out that people x and/or group y also
> need your hack, then a PR is very welcomed and necessary.
> Cheers,

And for G+, please use
Received on Wed Apr 10 2019 - 11:42:04 UTC