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Re: linux-2.6_2.6.38-5_m68k.changes ACCEPTED

On Sat, 14 May 2011, Thorsten Glaser wrote:

> Hi,
> another thing ? can we have CONFIG_DEVTMPFS_MOUNT=y on m68k? While udev 
> works, it doesn?t work pleasurably and delays booting by several minutes 
> on the fastest VMs,

udev isn't a problem with etch-m68k so I think there's probably some other 
issue at work.

> which end up having a load of >20 when one can finally log in, and 
> except for a symlink in /dev/fd things work without it; waldi said that, 
> normally, the initramfs is supposed to mount devtmpfs, but as m68k 
> doesn?t have one (and klibc doesn?t work on it yet, although I?ve made 
> some progress with that too, but even then I?m not certain whether all 
> bootloaders used support initrd)

AFAIK, all bootloaders support initrd; the installer depends on it.

> I was wondering if we can?t enable this 
> in the kernel.
> At the moment, precisely half of my VMs boot without udev and with 
> devtmpfs.mount=1 on the kernel command line.

That's the right solution, IMHO.


> bye,
> //mirabilos

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