Bug#496684: live-initramfs: panics during network boot if there is not network interface
On 26/08/2008, Michal Suchanek <hramrach at centrum.cz> wrote:
> Package: live-initramfs
> Severity: important
> I am not exactly sure about the cause of this problem but it seems it is
> because I tried http network boot and did not have any NIC supported by
> The symptom:
> During the network boot the system panics. The last message is Runnnig
> I burned the image on a CD and found the box has an Attansic L2 NIC
> which requires a special separate kernel module. So my suspition is that
> the live script fails and panics (exits) without leaving any useful
> debug message.
> This hould never happen. Every time the script exits it should print the
> reason of the failure. Otherwise the user is left with kernel panic of
> unknown cause.
Yes, manually adding the atl2 module solves the problem for this system.