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reuben-fedora-devel at reub.net
Fri Sep 17 22:50:29 UTC 2004
At 03:39 a.m. 18/09/2004, Brian Millett wrote:
> >> udev-030-26
> >> -----------
> >> * Mon Sep 13 2004 Jeremy Katz <katzj at redhat.com> - 030-26
> >> - require a 2.6 kernel
> >> - prereq instead of requires MAKEDEV
> >> - obsolete and provide dev
> >> - add a trigger for the removal of /dev so that we set things up
> >> * Fri Sep 10 2004 Dan Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> - 030-25
> >> - Use matchmediacon
> > Ok, right now after updating to this latest, I can not boot. I get to
> > the point of this:
> > Red Hat nash version 4.1.9 starting
> > Mounted /proc filesystem
> > Mounting sysfs
> > Loading jdb.ko module
> > Creating block devices
> > Creating root device
> > Mounting root filesystem
> > kjournald starting. Commit interval 5 seconds
> > EXT3-fs: mounted file system with ordered data mode.
> > Switching to new root
> > Then it just hangs and nothing happens. It doesn't matter if I use
> > older kernels, same behavior. I have no clue. Is it because the dev
> > package was deleted? I had set in /etc/udev/udev.conf
> > UDEV_INITRD="no"
> > to avoid the many error messages at boot time, should that be set to
> > "yes"? Then remake the initrd?
>Well, normally I hate to answer my own post, but in this case I'm
>ecstatic. Setting UDEV_INITRD="yes" and regenerating the initrd fix my
I was bitten by this too - the removal of dev broke things a bit. However,
I'm not using an initrd as I'm compiling my own kernels from kernel.org.
What is the best way to work around it in this situation? Am I about to be
forced to use an initrd?
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