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Bug#492525: debian-installer: wrong device number for root partition

Package: debian-installer
Severity: important

I installed Debian testing using 
using lvm2 over raid1.

On the first reboot after the install, the initrd failed to mount
the root partition and dumped me into a shell.  I eventually figured
out that the kernel command line had root=fe00 (so it wanted the
root partition on device major=254,minor=0), but that my root was 
actually on major=253,minor=0.  (So I fixed it by booting with root=fd00;
then once I was inside Linux, I reran LILO, and that fixed the problem

I don't remember exactly what I did during the install process, but I
may have started to use an LVM partitioning before I decided to go for
LVM-over-RAID.  So perhaps the LVM module got loaded first, and grabbed 
major=254; but when I rebooted, RAID got major=254 and LVM got major=253.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing'), (90, 'unstable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.25-2-amd64 (SMP w/8 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

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