Bug#474670: initramfs-tools: [alpha] boot failure with linux-image-2.6.22-3-alpha-generic
On Tue, Apr 08, 2008 at 04:36:36PM +0200, maximilian attems wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 08, 2008 at 10:48:15PM +0900, Atsuhito Kohda wrote:
> > On Tue, 8 Apr 2008 11:54:13 +0200, maximilian attems wrote:
> > > 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.
> > Not yet. I'll try it later if possible.
> okay not so important as belows try.
> > I put all initrd.img-* and the output of mkinitramfs in
> > http://www1.pm.tokushima-u.ac.jp/~kohda/alpha/
> had a look at the initramfs and looked sane.
> as your root dev scsi driver seems to be sym53c8xx,
> could you please force it load with initramfs-tools:
> echo sym53c8xx >> /etc/initramfs-tools/modules
> update-initramfs -t -c -k 2.6.22-3-alpha-generic
> (-t is for takeover you have a backup of the yaird initramfs.)
> this smells like a kernel bug with sym53c8xx not properly
> loaded due to having some ressources stolen.
FWIW, I've been seeing issues on my alpha with udev not correctly
autoloading modules in sid. If force-loading the module fixes it, we may be
looking at the same issue; dunno if it's a kernel or udev bug, haven't had
time to dig into it.
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