dracut.x86_64 on CentOS 8 / RHEL 8

Last updated: March 22,2023

1. Install dracut.x86_64 package

This guide covers the steps necessary to install dracut.x86_64 package:

sudo dnf makecache
sudo dnf install dracut.x86_64

2. Uninstall / Remove dracut.x86_64 package

Please follow the guidance below to uninstall dracut.x86_64 package:

sudo dnf remove dracut.x86_64
sudo dnf autoremove

3. Details of dracut.x86_64 package

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Installed Packages
Name : dracut
Version : 049
Release : 95.git20200804.el8_3.4
Architecture : x86_64
Size : 1.0 M
Source : dracut-049-95.git20200804.el8_3.4.src.rpm
Repository : @System
From repo : anaconda
Summary : Initramfs generator using udev
URL : https://dracut.wiki.kernel.org/
License : GPLv2+ and LGPLv2+
Description : dracut contains tools to create bootable initramfses for the Linux
: kernel. Unlike previous implementations, dracut hard-codes as little
: as possible into the initramfs. dracut contains various modules which
: are driven by the event-based udev. Having root on MD, DM, LVM2, LUKS
: is supported as well as NFS, iSCSI, NBD, FCoE with the dracut-network
: package.