<<Under Construction>>

While you can use the stock software setup for many things, you will eventually need to build a custom initrd (initial ram disk) for Hammer. You will want to have just those things in the initrd that are required to boot your Hammer and handle all the devices you have connected to it. This is the job of the initrd.

This also involves building a custom kernel for your Hammer. This is so your kernel will support all the devices and other things you want to connect to Hammer for your application.

(to be continued)