Harald Hoyer


Harald Hoyer joined the Linux community in 1996. His first kernel patch was the module ip_masq_quake in 1997, followed by boot support for md raid devices. He joined Red Hat in July of 1999, working on projects ranging from udev, network daemons and CD recording packages to creating configuration tools, extending smolt and writing python interfaces. Recently he stepped up to lead an effort to improve boot time reduction for Fedora 11 and the upcoming Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

Proposals for this user

* Dracut - a generic initramfs infrastructure

Introduction of a new initramfs generation tool, which creates a general purpose udev event based initramfs.
Boot and Init 06/16/2009
Harald Hoyer