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Re: nfblock vs udev

On Fri, Jul 11, 2008 at 05:36:05AM +0200, Michael Schmitz wrote:
>> I managed to get a udev on nfblock debug log at [3].
>> [3] http://people.debian.org/~smarenka/tmp/udevboot.log
>> Hopefully someone can make sense of it and help me out. Right now
>> nfblock kernels and debian-installer don't play nicely together.
> What's the number of ramdisk devices you can have? I notice ram15 is not, 
> in fact, ever generated as device node. Does udev on IDE behave  
> differently?
> Other than that, the IDE probe seems to spawn edd_id which does report  
> thusly:
> edd_id[278]: main: no kernel EDD support
> udevd-event[268]: run_program: '/lib/udev/edd_id' (stderr) 'no kernel EDD 
> support'

running /lib/udev/edd_id gives the response 'no kernel EDD support' but
doesn't crash (at least not interactively when udev has not been

> Maybe that's killing you? Does IDE emulation also report missing EDD  
> support?

What would I have to do to check?

>> Christian: I'd like to see the patches in [1] in the next
>> linux-2.6 release. We should also be able to move linux-2.6 to
>> the same compiler version, currently gcc-4.1, as the other archs.
>> This requires the m68k-build-id.diff patch.
> I'd like to see another patch - the correction of operator precedence in  
> atari_keyb_init which I reported yesterday to linux-m68k. The patch will  
> be forthcoming shortly.
> Due to that type of work, hobbes is currently unavaliable as buildd, BTW.

That's okay, kernel support is good!



Stephen R. Marenka     If life's not fun, you're not doing it right!

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