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Bug#511447: [p.g.berezhkov@gmail.com: Re: Bug#511447: installation-reports: USB-stick install: reboot after install fails due to incorrect root device]

Quoting Pyotr Berezhkov (p.g.berezhkov@gmail.com):
> On 11 Jan 09, Ferenc Wagner wrote:
> > Pyotr Berezhkov <p.g.berezhkov@gmail.com> writes:
> > 
> > > rebooting into the installed system failed, as the initrd
> > > incorrectly identified the root device.  As it turned out, the root
> > > device specified on Lilo's kernel command line (root=fd02 in my
> > > case) was incorrect.
> > 
> > It would be interesting to see /proc/devices in the installer before
> > you reboot.
> Hi, I suggest closing this bug.  I'll report it with initramfs-tools, as
> I realized it's their bug, not yours.  By the way, the following patch
> to initramfs-tools solved the problem completely and means we can forget
> about Lilo's notion of the root disk.  The case of an _unencrypted_ root
> volume will demand a separate patch, however.

It's maybe better to just reassign the bug as the initramfs-tools
maintainers will then get the whole history....

Ferenc or Pyotr, please do so if you're convinced this bug belongs to
that package (I won't do it blindly as I didn't follow that issue).

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