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Bug#603903: marked as done (initramfs-tools: Documentation for modules=list in initramfs.conf is unclear)

Your message dated Fri, 13 May 2011 12:32:35 +0000
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and subject line Bug#603903: fixed in initramfs-tools 0.99
has caused the Debian Bug report #603903,
regarding initramfs-tools: Documentation for modules=list in initramfs.conf is unclear
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Package: initramfs-tools
Version: 0.98.5
Severity: normal
Tags: patch

The documentation is vague about how the list of modules is derived.

Hopefully this makes things clearer without requiring the user to delve
into the source code....



--- /tmp/initramfs.conf.orig	2010-11-18 10:12:43.176859335 +0000
+++ /tmp/initramfs.conf	2010-11-18 10:26:11.172917839 +0000
@@ -8,13 +8,16 @@
 # MODULES: [ most | netboot | dep | list ]
+# Modules listed in /etc/initramfs-tools/modules and
+# /usr/share/initramfs-tools/modules.d/* are always loaded.
 # most - Add most filesystem and all harddrive drivers.
 # dep - Try and guess which modules to load.
 # netboot - Add the base modules, network modules, but skip block devices.
-# list - Only include modules from the 'additional modules' list
+# list - Only modules explicity listed in /etc/initramfs-tools/modules etc.
--- /tmp/initramfs.conf.5.orig	2010-11-18 10:08:00.093469868 +0000
+++ /tmp/initramfs.conf.5	2010-11-18 10:27:48.585080195 +0000
@@ -22,6 +22,10 @@
 Specifies the modules for the initramfs image.
+Modules listed in \fI/etc/initramfs-tools/modules\fP and
+\fI/usr/share/initramfs-tools/modules.d/*\fP are always loaded.
 The default setting is \fImost\fP.
 \fImost\fP adds most file system, all ide, sata, scsi and usb drivers.
@@ -30,8 +34,8 @@
 \fInetboot\fP adds the base modules, network modules, but skips block devices.
-\fIlist\fP includes only modules from the additional modules list to load them
+\fIlist\fP don't load any additional modules beyond those contained in
+\fI/etc/initramfs-tools/modules\fP etc.

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Source: initramfs-tools
Source-Version: 0.99

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
initramfs-tools, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to main/i/initramfs-tools/initramfs-tools_0.99.dsc
  to main/i/initramfs-tools/initramfs-tools_0.99.tar.gz
  to main/i/initramfs-tools/initramfs-tools_0.99_all.deb

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to 603903@bugs.debian.org,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
maximilian attems <maks@debian.org> (supplier of updated initramfs-tools package)

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Date: Wed, 11 May 2011 23:38:18 +0200
Source: initramfs-tools
Binary: initramfs-tools
Architecture: source all
Version: 0.99
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Debian kernel team <debian-kernel@lists.debian.org>
Changed-By: maximilian attems <maks@debian.org>
 initramfs-tools - tools for generating an initramfs
Closes: 338405 454934 501969 502792 506540 594189 596742 603858 603903 606806 609964 611046 612633 619670 620924 621803 625224 626446
 initramfs-tools (0.99) unstable; urgency=low
   Release "scarpe rotte e pur bisogna andar"
   [ maximilian attems ]
   * [ce45cd0] update-initramfs: Show the mkinitramfs on error message.
   * [5b84e5b] maintainer-notes.html: Fix email to send patches to.
   * [ec6a77f] doc: s/ressources/resources/
   * [3c717fa] initramfs-tools: preinst use blkid for uuid generation if around.
     (Closes: #609964)
   * [8e2ffcd] postinst cleanup very old dpkg trigger comparison.
   * [78cdb26] mkinitramfs: Add support for xz compression. (closes: #626446)
   * [f5b8347] hook-functions: Cleanup ref to ide-disk.
   * [6cab0ec] initramfs-tools: cleanup any usplash traces. (closes: #620924)
   * [08d4895] initramfs-tools: Remove mkinitramfs-kpkg.
     (Closes: #454934, #502792)
   * [0ed6376] initramfs-tools: add hid_sunplus to listed keyboard drivers.
   * [5f53d3b] init: load netconsole after loading network drivers.
     Thanks Ferenc Wagner <wferi@niif.hu> (Closes: #596742)
   * [7ff2998] debian/copyright: Update authorlist and year attribution.
   * [e789cdd] maintainer-notes: Use git dch --multimaint-merge on examples.
   * [17296ff] dep_add_modules: Use hidden_dep_add_modules for ubifs.
   * [3d44bfb] hidden_dep_add: Use mika's variadic function from $2 on.
   * [8f8299d] mkinitramfs: copy over on build instead of using symlink tree.
     (Closes: #338405, #506540)
   * [f5afa6a] mkinitramfs: Add lib search path + run full ldconfig in
     initramfs. (Closes: #612633, #619670)
   * [259ad09] mkinitramfs: creat /run initramfs directory.
   * [5add333] initramfs-tools: init mount /run tmpfs.
   * [74109b9] init: No need to touch /dev/.initramfs.
   * [8e7620a] hook-functions: xhci-hcd got renamed. (Closes: #625224)
     Thanks to Matthew Wilcox <willy@linux.intel.com>
   [ Tim Small ]
   * [1fe9f78] Add Documentation for modules=list in initramfs.conf(5).
     (Closes: #603903)
   [ Ben Hutchings ]
   * [c018886] kernel hooks: Treat missing version argument as an error.
   * [58ee42c] kernel hooks: Enable error-exit (sh -e).
   * [7866542] update-initramfs: Depend on kernel hook scripts rather than
     $ramdisk invocation.
   * [43fe8e6] update-initramfs: Remove support for 'do_bootloader' and
     specific boot loaders. (closes: #594189)
   [ Gianluigi Tiesi ]
   * [9c25269] mkinitramfs: misleading message in verbose mode.
     (Closes: #611046)
   [ Timo Juhani Lindfors ]
   * [871ffe7] initramfs-tools: Make panic message visible even if panic=
     is used.
   * [2525b00] initramfs-tools: Inform the user about reboot on panic=.
   [ Michael Prokop ]
   * [465a5f1] hidden_dep_add_modules(): make it dynamically to support more
     than 3 arguments as well.
   * [3323930] Use --check=crc32 option for xz compression.
     Thanks to Ulrich Dangel <mru@grml.org>
   * [bedf1e3] Use -8 for compression with xz.
   * [adce374] docs: fix wording ("allows *one* to") to make lintian happy.
   * [ecbc54a] Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.2.
   [ Evan Broder ]
   * [ad1a594] initramfs-tools: Fix handling of numeric root= arguments to be
      udev-friendly. (Closes: #501969, #606806)
   [ Christian Hofstaedtler ]
   * [e34eca4] init: move /proc after moving other filesystems.
   [ Roger Leigh ]
   * [10990ab] init: Preserve state on old boxes without /run on rootfs.
   * [4d08c2e] init: sync mount options with the defaults in initscripts.
     (Closes: #621803)
   * [20c43ce] init: Don't use "none" as a mount fsname (Closes: #603858)
   [ Michael Tokarev ]
   * [ec83abd] mkinitramfs: No need to warn about md-root busybox dep.
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