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Re: initrd, lvm, and devfs

Op ma, 17-01-2005 te 20:03 +1100, schreef Russell Coker:
> Devfs is regarded as obsolete in the kernel source.
> The current initrd images produced by initrd-tools does the following for a 
> LVM system:
> mount -nt devfs devfs /dev
> vgchange -a y
> umount /dev
> This relies on a kernel with devfs compiled in to boot a system with an LVM 
> root file system.
> I think that we should not rely on obsolete kernel features (IE devfs) for any 
> boot option that is supported by the installer (IE LVM).

In that case, we should probably drop debian-installer altogether, as it
uses DevFS throughout :-)

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