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Bug#384063: marked as done (mkinitramfs generates incomplete mdadm.conf)

Your message dated Wed, 23 Aug 2006 05:17:06 -0700
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and subject line Bug#384063: fixed in initramfs-tools 0.76
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Package: initramfs-tools
Version: 0.75


the backwards-compatible support for mdadm in 'mkinitramfs' creates an
incomplete '/conf/mdadm.conf' file for an initrd.

It uses 'mdadm --examin --scan', which in newer versions of mdadm (eg
2.4.1-5bpo1, ie from backports.org, but I strongly assume that this
as very similar for the official testing version) won't create any
'DEV' lines, therefore an initrd later won't find the RAID disks
when trying to scan for them.

Adding 'DEV partitions' to the 'mdadm.conf' file fixes this, so pre-
pending this in the 'mdadm.conf' generation in 'mkinitramfs' would help.

Best regards,

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Source: initramfs-tools
Source-Version: 0.76

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
initramfs-tools, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to pool/main/i/initramfs-tools/initramfs-tools_0.76.dsc
  to pool/main/i/initramfs-tools/initramfs-tools_0.76.tar.gz
  to pool/main/i/initramfs-tools/initramfs-tools_0.76_all.deb

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to 384063@bugs.debian.org,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
maximilian attems <maks@sternwelten.at> (supplier of updated initramfs-tools package)

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Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2006 08:17:51 +0200
Source: initramfs-tools
Binary: initramfs-tools
Architecture: source all
Version: 0.76
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: medium
Maintainer: Debian kernel team <debian-kernel@lists.debian.org>
Changed-By: maximilian attems <maks@sternwelten.at>
 initramfs-tools - tools for generating an initramfs
Closes: 380649 383730 383908 384063
 initramfs-tools (0.76) unstable; urgency=medium
   * debian/control: Tighten klibc to 1.4.19-2 for fixed nuke. (closes: 383730)
   * mkinitramfs: Only hard code root when root arg got passed.
   * init: Parse /proc/cmdline for rootfstype, initrd-tools did it too.
   * init: Parse /proc/cmdline for rootdelay.
   * scripts/local: Use eventual rootfstype and rootdelay info.
   * initramfs-tools.8: Add more docs about boot args, s/2.6.15/2.6.17/.
   * scripts/functions: Simplify parse_numeric() by arithmetic calculation,
     instead of working on it's representation. Thanks to tarski.
     (launchpad.net/21759) Much more elegant than the 0.58 version fix.
   * mkinitramfs: Parse rootraid for sarge compatibility and pass the info
     to the initramfs if etch mdadm is not yet installed.
   * scripts/local-top/mdrun: Assemble the root raid first before mdrun.
     Thanks martin f krafft <madduck@debian.org>. (closes: 383908, 384063)
   * update-initramfs: Check if /etc/kernel-img.conf is readable,
     before attempting to parse also check for the right field.
   * init: Check for root=/dev/nfs. Parse ip kernel command line for nfsroot.
     Drop undocumented and not compliant nfsopts.
   * scripts/nfs: Add ip parsing conforming to Documentation/nfsroot.txt.
     Use the nfsroot bootparam in combination with eventual ip provided
     device or server-ip. Do minor code cleanups. Both items based on patches
     by Vagrant Cascadian <vagrant+bugs@freegeek.org>. (closes: 380649)
   * Set urgency medium due to large number of serious bug fixes.
 7049ed2c8a3fa3b3d701a899b3eb8dd6 623 utils optional initramfs-tools_0.76.dsc
 be820456964747f42ff9caa292cc01da 48551 utils optional initramfs-tools_0.76.tar.gz
 191d0f781bf3594aa580e0aa64d986e8 54208 utils optional initramfs-tools_0.76_all.deb

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