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    To Initramfs or Not to Initramfs
    2021-03-23

    Once upon a time booting Linux was simpler. Well, everything was simpler to be honest. But the bootloader, after initializing a few key things, basically just passed control over to the kernel, which was expected to have capability built in to mount the root filesystem without having to load any further modules....

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    Packaging for 2021q2
    2021-02-26

    I spent a good deal of the past couple weeks working on actually getting init up and running, preparing kernel configurations for multiple architectures, and learning about Das U-Boot in order to put up bootable images. Taking a little break from that the last few days, I am now once again working at building a set of packages using pkgsrc....

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    Git Migration to Gitea
    2021-02-20

    As part of the continuing web site redesign I have migrated the git repo from Gitweb to Gitea....

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    Website Redesign
    2021-02-18

    I know a little bit about a lot of things, and one of the things that I know only in passing is web development....

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    Cross Build Progress
    2021-02-08

    The sysroot/cross-compile build tree is nearly able to build all of HitchHiker now, with only a few packages left to tweak....

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