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Bug#122738: boot-floppies can't handle devfs

Adam Di Carlo <adam@onshore-devel.com> writes:

> Unfortunately boot-floppies doens't currently support devfs.  Colin
> found an issue with parsing of /proc/partitions, but I'm afraid
> that's probably just the tip of the iceburg.  Getting devfs support
> into boot-floppies would set us back at least 2 months.

Just to clarify, this issue appears even devfs=nomount, because the
/proc/partitions format changes when devfs is compiled into the
kernel, even if it isn't mounted.

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