Bug#435469: closed by maximilian attems <email@example.com> (Re: Bug#435469: linux-source-2.6.22: udev: common user action causes undecipherable hang)
thanks for your reply.
> i guess that was not what you meant..
mirroring an active root to your new drive fails miserably. why?
because /dev is hidden. but why *must* it fail miserably? i did
propose two solutions.
the error occurs before, not after, the first INIT message, but i see
now that it is userspace. so why not reassign to the appropriate
userspace package? it is not a bad thing to make the boot process
easier for users without harming anything else.
*i* don't need this fixed, because i figured out the workaround
(copying .static/dev as a special case after copying everything else).
so as you can see this is not a support request. but it is
appropriate to save the lives of the people on the street below *other
people* from having computers fall on them. mirroring root to a
backup partition with rsync is common whether or not it's a good idea
to do so without lvm snapshots and the like (i don't use lvm because
it's an extra layer and i don't know if it would unshadow /dev or not;
i assume not).
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