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From: Wiktor Wodecki <>
Subject: 2.6.0-test1 devfs question
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2003 13:08:31 +0200	[thread overview]
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I'm currently running at 2.6.0-test1-mm2-O8 and I wanted to give devfs a
shot. I recompiled the kernel with the following settings:

As I read through the documentation (btw, devfs=nomount is mentioned in
configure help but not in Documentation/filesystems/devfs/boot-options)
I got the understanding that this shouldn't make any difference to the
system right? After booting with this kernel there were lots of proper
devfs devices in my dmesg (host0/ide0... scsi0/...) however, the system
didn't came up (couldn't mount rootfs). It didn't even work when I

I'm not sure whether this is a bug in mount/nomount of devfs or if it's
somewhere my fault/setup (root on raid1, various lvm2 devices on raid1/0

Any help would be greatly appreciated.


Wiktor Wodecki

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             reply	other threads:[~2003-07-25 10:53 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-07-25 11:08 Wiktor Wodecki [this message]
2003-07-25 11:18 ` 2.6.0-test1 devfs question Wiktor Wodecki
2003-07-26 11:12 ` Daniele Venzano
2003-07-26 18:25   ` Andrew Morton
2003-07-27 11:17     ` Alan Cox
2003-07-25 18:53 Balram Adlakha
2003-07-26 10:45 ` Wiktor Wodecki
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     [not found]       ` <20030726201919.GA5166@localhost.localdomain>
2003-07-26 20:35         ` Wiktor Wodecki
2003-07-26 19:51 Andrey Borzenkov
2003-07-26 20:50 ` Andrew Morton
2003-07-26 22:30   ` Andrey Borzenkov
2003-07-27  8:58     ` Daniele Venzano
2003-07-28  7:13 "Andrey Borzenkov" 
2003-07-28  7:22 ` Andrew Morton

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