initrd

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initrd

(INITial RAM Disk) The first file system loaded in a Linux operating system. In desktop computers, the initrd is temporary and another "root" file system is loaded. In embedded systems, initrd is the only file system. See file system.
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The kernel is tuned to take full advantage of the ARC processor architecture features for optimal performance and comes with BusyBox, uboot and InitRamFS to jumpstart development.