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Re: Bug#356850: initramfs-tools: upon udev upgrade, system becomes unbootable if using lilo

On Thu, Mar 16, 2006 at 01:20:16PM -0500, Anthony DeRobertis wrote:
> <posted & mailed>
> Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> > I believe udev cintained within ramdisk needs to match udev outside -
> > so if udev on the system is updated then (all!) initramfs-based
> > ramdisks needs to be regenerated in order to survive _next_ boot.
> Ouch! If this is true, it'd seem that somehow, the udev postinst needs
> to find every intramfs image and regenerate it. First, that sounds like
> a bad idea, even if it were technically possible. Second, it sounds
> technically impossible (what if the admin generates one for his
> hand-built kernel?)

that's wrong.
udevd in initramfs is killed before handover, init starts a new udevd
which processes the out of banded coming uevents.

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