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Re: Bug#352274: Udev error messages on boot

On Tue, Feb 14, 2006 at 10:38:23AM +0100, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Feb 14, maximilian attems <maks@sternwelten.at> wrote:
> > and reboot with it, please tell which messages you still see afterwards.
> > also be warned that current udev/initramfs-tools seems to forget about
> > ide-generic if you need it add it before as a line in
> > /etc/mkiniramfs/modules or modprobe it when dropped into the shell
> > while booting.

> It does not "forget" it, it's not copied by design because I was told
> that the ide-generic brokeness was removed from the Debian kernels.

the faulty Xu patch was removed long ago,
still lots of common intel/via hardware needs ide-generic.
otherwise no ide driver is loaded for them.

> No version of the udev initramfs scripts ever copied it, so it's not
> clear how precedent versions could work if this is actually the problem.

i'm investingating it atm.
i don't get yet which change between 0.084-3 and 0.084-4 made the

i know that ide.generic was never included in initramfs.
we use a quite similar code in
it needs to be converted to modprobe ide-generic only for ide boots,
and to have timeouts for usb/scsi cases.
similar to the ubuntu udev premount hook.

> Some error messages are still printed, I need to think about a better
> way to handle this since it's probably not a good idea to copy the whole
> /lib/udev/ in the initramfs just to silence them.

which error messages?

> BTW, since you dropped these scripts on me it would be nice if you could
> continue actively maintaining them, because I do not use an initramfs.

it's quite easy to install linux-2.6-686 or whatever image you need
in parallel to some cool git snapshots. :)

i'm subscribed to udev pts and i try to keep track the best i can.
what is your particular critic?


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