Subject: Re: device ID <->device name database [was hardware detection]
To: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
From: Thierry Laronde <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/27/2004 23:18:21
On Mon, Sep 27, 2004 at 10:57:41PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 27, 2004 at 10:39:14PM +0200, Thierry Laronde wrote:
> > -> Question? Is there some reason why the same choice is not given
> > with another type of root fs (say wd*) leading to a panic if init
> > is not found? [this is not a criticism, this is just a question ;)]
> It does. It panics when the filesystem can be mounted but there is no
> /sbin/init in it (or it's not functionnal). In you case I guess the md
> device couldn't even be mounted.
Yes indeed, it was left over (I did not populate the tree and indeed not
mdsetimage the kernel) and I did some tests as is.
> Also you can have it ask you with 'boot -a'
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