initramfs not being created for last couple of kernels

Josh Boyer jwboyer at
Fri Dec 16 19:22:36 UTC 2011

On Fri, Dec 16, 2011 at 2:19 PM, darrell pfeifer <darrellpf at> wrote:
> The last couple of rawhide kernels (including the one from today) have
> failed to boot for me because there is no initramfs.
> There is no dracut log, the initrd line is missing from the grub2 paragraphs
> and there is no corresponding /boot/initramfs.

We've seen this a few times without root cause.

> Is there already a bugzilla entry for this?

There are a couple.  Do you happen to have any out-of-memory or
segfault traces in dmesg or /var/log/messages for depmod,
new-kernel-pkg, or dracut?


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