Configuring INITRAMFS Boot - 2020.2 English

PetaLinux Tools Documentation Reference Guide (UG1144)

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Initial RAM file system (INITRAMFS) is the successor of INITRD. It is a cpio archive of the initial file system that gets loaded into memory during the PetaLinux startup process. The Linux kernel mounts it as RootFS and starts the initialization process.

This section describes the procedure to configure INITRAMFS boot.