Hi debian-kernel, Samuel Thibault <email@example.com> (2015-01-20): > Andreas Kloeckner, le Wed 07 Jan 2015 11:44:14 -0600, a écrit : > > Samuel Thibault <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > > > Andreas Kloeckner, le Wed 07 Jan 2015 09:59:58 -0600, a écrit : > > >> It's true that bcache is in the full kernel image package, but bcache.ko > > >> is *not* available in D-I (without extracting the kernel package, > > >> manually finding the .ko, insmod, ...). I would like to suggest that at > > >> least bcache.ko be included in the installer image, so that this > > >> annoying charade can be avoided. > > > > > > Will it be useful at all since bcache-tools is not available? > > > > Yes, since all you need to get a preexisting bcache volume up and > > running is: > > > > modprobe bcache > > echo /dev/sdb > /sys/fs/bcache/register > > echo /dev/sdc > /sys/fs/bcache/register > > Ok, it looks nice enough indeed. > > The module is not so small (354K here), so I guess this should be > shipped in a separate udeb to avoid filling initrds. This udeb would > then be available among others in the expert-mode d-i component list. > Perhaps it could be auto-loaded at partman stage, but at least making it > available would be way more convenient than fetching it by hand. > > Ben, Bastian, do you think it could be added for Jessie? It would probably make sense to turn this into a wishlist bug report against src:linux so that we get an extra udeb to be used in expert mode indeed. I'm not sure anyone is going to do more integration work on the d-i side, so we could probably just reassign this bug report to src:linux? KiBi.
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