In computing, initrd (initial ramdisk; not to be confused with initramfs) is a scheme for loading a temporary root file system into memory in the boot process of the Linux kernel. initrd and initramfs refer to two different methods of achieving this. Both are commonly used to make preparations before the real root file system can be mounted.
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  • Linux File System

    … that are required by the /bin and /sbin directories. These files basically provide functionality to the other programs on the system. This is one of the directories that you will not have to access often. /lost+found This is a special directory that contains files recovered by /fsck, the Linux filesystem repair program. If the filesystem is damaged… 9 readers -
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