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Re: Advanced Startup/Shutdown with Multilayered Block Devices and Related Issues

[Christoph Anton Mitterer]
> Hi folks.
> IIRC, Jonas already put some of these issues up here some time ago.
> I was recently investigating, and thanks to the help of many people
> found out how deep the problems actually are.

I suspect this problem is one best solved by using an event based
system for the early boot, to avoid trying to come up with a fixed
sequence to enable block devices and disks.  Any fixed sequence is
going to fail for some setup, and the current alternative is for the
maintainers to decide on some supported setup and create a working
sequence for that setup, and leave it to the local sysadmin to cope
with alternative setups on her own.

Happy hacking,
Petter Reinholdtsen

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