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Bug#341559: yaird: fails to create initrd

On Thu, Dec 01, 2005 at 03:50:46PM +0100, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
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> On Thu, 1 Dec 2005 15:27:35 +0100
> Maximilian Attems <maks@sternwelten.at> wrote:
> > > > Now it worked! the initrd was created and the boot successful.
> > > 
> > > Can you try the same thing also using MODULES=dep (or whatever that
> > > option is called) in /etc/mkinitramfs/mkinitramfs.conf please ? 
> > 
> > no please dont!!
> > 
> > svenl stop givine bad advices to users.
> > #341559 is an yaird bug,
> > the initramfs one was cloned as #341567 and is fixede.
> Why not? Is that option somehow unsupported?
> We have here a chance to test initramfs-tools on a tricky machine - and
> Sven suggests to then extend the test to not only the default setting
> but also the more compact one.
> It is no secret that Sven and I is fond of yaird, but this is no
> competition: Do you prefer discovering possible bugs closer to release?

defaults are set out of *dam-good-reasons*. :)
if you wana play around with them do it on your dev machine.
if svenl is serious about his little pet option than he would have
followed up to his bug report long since 5th november.
it's none of the business of this bug reporter.

it seems like that very nice old world mac had np booting an full
featured initramfs and reporter wanted to get his machine up quickly.


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