Re: Installation reporting on HP Proliant ML350 with Smartarray
On Tue, Dec 23, 2003 at 11:57:09AM +0100, Francesco Paolo Lovergine wrote:
> > > The installation succeded by hand using a traditional
> > > device name -r /dev/cciss/c0d0p1, customizing in chroot /target
> > > the /etc/mkinitrd/modules to add cciss support, creating
> > > lilo.conf by hand (with non devfs device names) and running
> > > lilo.
> > Sounds like you have a good handle on what was broken and why, so why
> > don't you file a bug report on the kernel-image-2.4.22-i386 package (or
> > whatever kernel package it installed) with the full details of what
> > mkinitrd does wrong.
> I cannot re-run the installer now, the problem related to devfs/mkinitrd.
> I think mkinitrd has a poor management of devfs remapping to standard devices.
> In fact /dev/cciss/disc/disc0/part1 -> /dev/cciss/c0d0p1
> is not so evident. Probably a mkinitrd bugreport is more adequate.
Ah sure lilo reports also:
Warning: '/proc/partitions' does not match '/dev' directory structure.
Name change: '/dev/cciss/disc0/disc' -> '/dev/cciss/c0d0'
I think this relates to the problem for mkinitrd too.
Francesco P. Lovergine