initrd problems [Re: Kernel linux-image-2.6.10-5-386 (2.6.10-34.4) problem]

Fabio Massimo Di Nitto fabbione at
Sun Aug 21 23:10:15 CDT 2005

Anders Karlsson wrote:
> On Sun, 2005-08-21 at 12:43 -0700, Matt Zimmerman wrote: 
>>On Sun, Aug 21, 2005 at 12:12:05PM +0100, Anders Karlsson wrote:

> If I swapoff and run "dpkg --configure -a" I still get errors as the
> swap device is in fstab. If I comment out the swap device it fails on
> other filesystems. It would appear that the scripts in the kernel
> packages do not work all that well with evms.
> Long story with the evms part, but with multipathing you sort of got to
> that way... I am game for testing kernel packages and if I get time I
> will hack away at fixing this myself.

The kernel isn't at fault as Matt explained in the mail. The mkinitrd scripts
are "only" used by the kernel and the ones responsible for creating the initrd.
they clearly fail to parse your evms setup.


I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.

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