Bug#122738: boot-floppies can't handle devfs
Adam Di Carlo <email@example.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.