Re: new 2.6.13 kernel
Thomas Steffen wrote:
On 9/1/05, Jean-Luc Coulon (f5ibh) <email@example.com> wrote:
But if you want to build an intird with mkinitrd (or --initrd option of
make-kpkg), the initrd needs devfs which has been dropped from
I didn't know that initrd depends on it, but certainly the debian
installer needs devfs. So that means no recent kernels for the debian
installer, I guess? I certainly think that this is going to be a
problem for installing Sarge on modern machines, and an unnecessary
one too, because devfs was declared dead a long time ago.
Sorry, I'm a bit confused (also new here, so please forgive my ignorance)... could someone please
explain why on the one hand devfs has (apparently) been dropped, but on the other hand it appears to
be required for installing with initrd on modern machines???
What are we supposed to do instead? Is there reasoning behind this, or is it a mistake of some kind?