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Why slackware doesn't use the initrd file while booting up?

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Why slackware doesn't use the initrd file while booting up? I do not see this entry in lilo.conf file. Though it is not the case with other linux distro like Red Hat and Ubuntu
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The slackware kernel probably has all drivers already built in.
the initrd drive actually is a ramdisk (cpio formated) image.
If that ramdisk isn't used/needed then why bother manageing it?
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Thank you! :-)
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