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Re: Debian libata transition (bug in initramfs-tools?)

On Sat, 2010-12-11 at 20:24 -0800, Gordon Farquharson wrote:
> Hi Ben
> On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 20:32, Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk> wrote:
> >> Would the solution then be to require people to (temporarily) set
> >> MODULES=most before upgrading?
> >
> > That should work around the bug unless the system is short of RAM (less
> > than about 64 MB).  If this can't easily be fixed in initramfs-tools
> > then we could mention that in the release notes.
> Building with MODULES=most on the GLAN Tank does fix the problem, as
> expected, so adding a note in the release notes for users of the GLAN
> Tank to change MODULES=dep to MODULES=most before installing the new
> kernel and udev packages will work nicely.

We can do that if we have to, but since not everyone reads release notes
thoroughly I would prefer to make initramfs-tools get this right.


Ben Hutchings
Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.

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