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Bug#468115: Support for mount failure hooks.

* Luke Yelavich <luke.yelavich@canonical.com> [Wed Feb 27, 2008 at 02:21:28PM +1100]:

> Attached is a patch to allow scripts in either local-top or
> init-premount to register hook to perform specific actions in the
> event the root device cannot be found. A good use for this is when
> an attemt is made to find the device that contains an LVM volume.
> If the root device cannot be found, lvm can then be queried to
> present the user with information about what may be wrong with
> their volumes. This patch applies against git head. This is part
> of the Ubuntu specification for better initramfs reliability,
> found at the following URL:
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/HardyInitramfsErrorHandling

Thanks for the patch.

maks, any objections against integration of this feature?
initramfs-tools_0.92bubuntu78 (current version of i-t in Ubuntu)
seems to use a slightly different version, though it would be good
if could synchronize i-t of Ubuntu and Debian as much as possible.


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