Bug 11909

Summary: initrd fails to create bloc devices
Product: Other Reporter: Rafael J. Wysocki (rjw)
Component: OtherAssignee: other_other
Severity: normal CC: arvidjaar
Priority: P1    
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Kernel Version: 2.6.28-rc2 Subsystem:
Regression: Yes Bisected commit-id:
Bug Depends on:    
Bug Blocks: 11808    

Description Rafael J. Wysocki 2008-10-30 15:06:40 UTC
Subject    : 2.6.28-rc2: initrd fails to create bloc devices
Submitter  : Andrey Borzenkov <arvidjaar@mail.ru>
Date       : 2008-10-30 18:48
References : http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=122539280706439&w=4

This entry is being used for tracking a regression from 2.6.27.  Please don't
close it until the problem is fixed in the mainline.
Comment 1 Andrey Borzenkov 2008-11-04 00:27:58 UTC
It turned out to be user space issues; mkinitrd started to create bogus root= entry which apparently caused nash to wait forever for non-existing device to appear. I can reproduce the same under 2.6.27 by editing root= option. Closing as invalid ... except I can't close ...