Bug#474670: initramfs-tools: [alpha] boot failure with linux-image-2.6.22-3-alpha-generic
On Mon, 07 Apr 2008, Atsuhito KOHDA wrote:
> The messages when it failed to boot were as follows:
> RAMDISK driver initialized: 16 RAM disks of 8192K size 1024 blocksize
> serio: i8042 KBD port at 0x60,0x64 irq 1
> serio: i8042 AUX port at 0x60,0x64 irq 12
> mice: PS/2 mouse device common for all mice
> EISA: Probing bus 0 at eisa.0
> TCP sic registered
> NET: Registered protocol family 1
> NET: Registered protocol family 17
> Freeing unused kernel memory: 288k freed
> Loading, please wait...
> Input: AT Translated Set 2 keyboard as /class/input/input0
that is at the very top of the boot, what happens if you pass
as boot arg break=top, do you land in initramfs shell?
also try to add rootdelay=9 or such.
> The outputs of ls -l /boot/initrd.img-2.6.2*
> -rw------- 1 root root 1402449 2007-09-10 07:30 /boot/initrd.img-2.6.22-2-alpha-generic
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 7670981 2008-04-07 13:49 /boot/initrd.img-2.6.22-3-alpha-generic
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 7767549 2008-02-19 09:35 /boot/initrd.img-2.6.22-3-alpha-generic.bak
> -rw------- 1 root root 1358737 2008-02-19 13:05 /boot/initrd.img-2.6.22-3-alpha-generic.yaird
> -rw------- 1 root root 1333218 2008-04-01 10:48 /boot/initrd.img-2.6.24-1-alpha-generic
> initrd.img-2.6.22-3-alpha-generic.yaird is what I backed up for
> later use if necessary.
> initrd.img-2.6.22-3-alpha-generic is what initramfs-tools geneted
> this morning. I booted with 2.6.22-2 and generated initrd.img
> with a command dpkg-reconfigure linux-image-2.6.22-3-alpha-generic
> after setting up /etc/kernel-img.conf for initramfs-tools.
ok can you put them up somewhere, so that i can take a look
if they look sane, before further debugging, also i'd need the output of
sh -x mkinitramfs -o /tmp/foo
thanks for your report