Talk:Building a Kernel from Source
I'm thinking we should include the option of not having a initrd, and just having a bzImage.
I like that idea too.
This guide directly starts with using dracut. I think it's better to rewrite it with generic ideas how to build custom kernel, without initrd, and then with different initramfs creation tools.
Why, in advanced section, is the "build" useflag set?
equery u vanilla-sources for instance, it is said:
!!internal use only!! DO NOT SET THIS FLAG YOURSELF!, used for creating build images and the first half of bootstrapping [make stage1