Bug#415474: mkinitramfs fails with monolithic kernels - Debian

This is a discussion on Bug#415474: mkinitramfs fails with monolithic kernels - Debian ; Package: initramfs-tools Version: 0.85f Severity: normal Tags: patch mkinitramfs fails when building a ramfs for a monolithic kernel, and so does postinst of kernel-package-generated kernel packages. Please consider applying the attached patch. Kind regards, Martin...

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  1. Bug#415474: mkinitramfs fails with monolithic kernels

    Package: initramfs-tools
    Version: 0.85f
    Severity: normal
    Tags: patch

    mkinitramfs fails when building a ramfs for a monolithic kernel, and so
    does postinst of kernel-package-generated kernel packages.

    Please consider applying the attached patch.

    Kind regards,

    Martin



  2. Bug#415474: mkinitramfs fails with monolithic kernels

    On Mon, Mar 19, 2007 at 09:38:18PM +0100, Martin Godisch wrote:
    >
    > mkinitramfs fails when building a ramfs for a monolithic kernel, and so
    > does postinst of kernel-package-generated kernel packages.


    uuh why do you want an initramfs on a monolithic kernel?

    beside the questionable gain of a monolithic kernel.

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  3. Bug#415474: mkinitramfs fails with monolithic kernels

    On Tue, Mar 20, 2007 at 00:36:12 +0100, maximilian attems wrote:

    > > mkinitramfs fails when building a ramfs for a monolithic kernel, and
    > > so does postinst of kernel-package-generated kernel packages.

    >
    > uuh why do you want an initramfs on a monolithic kernel?


    I need it to activate the LVM root volume.

    Martin


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  4. Bug#415474: mkinitramfs fails with monolithic kernels

    On Wed, Mar 21, 2007 at 10:20:40PM +0100, Martin Godisch wrote:
    > On Tue, Mar 20, 2007 at 00:36:12 +0100, maximilian attems wrote:
    >
    > > > mkinitramfs fails when building a ramfs for a monolithic kernel, and
    > > > so does postinst of kernel-package-generated kernel packages.

    > >
    > > uuh why do you want an initramfs on a monolithic kernel?

    >
    > I need it to activate the LVM root volume.


    ok, so please post current errors?
    when building the initramfs.

    thanks

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  5. Bug#415474: mkinitramfs fails with monolithic kernels

    On Wed, Mar 21, 2007 at 11:00:38PM +0100, maximilian attems wrote:
    > On Wed, Mar 21, 2007 at 10:20:40PM +0100, Martin Godisch wrote:
    > > On Tue, Mar 20, 2007 at 00:36:12 +0100, maximilian attems wrote:
    > >
    > > > > mkinitramfs fails when building a ramfs for a monolithic kernel, and
    > > > > so does postinst of kernel-package-generated kernel packages.
    > > >
    > > > uuh why do you want an initramfs on a monolithic kernel?

    > >
    > > I need it to activate the LVM root volume.

    >
    > ok, so please post current errors?
    > when building the initramfs.


    hmm seems evident after reading your patch.

    no can't go in in that form, but i'll cook something up.

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