[arch-dev-public] [signoff] mkinitcpio 0.5.25, cryptsetup 1.0.6-3

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Sun Jun 7 18:50:53 EDT 2009

On Sun, Jun 7, 2009 at 8:41 AM, Thomas Bächler<thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Going into testing in a few minutes:
> mkinitcpio changes:
> - Finally fix a bug where required HID modules were missing
> - Add a new COMPRESSION option that accepts gzip, lzma and bzip2 parameters
> (gzip is the default, the others are only supported on 2.6.30 and later)
> - Add a new poll_device function that waits for a block device to appear.
> This is used in the init function and the resume hook, with rootdelay as a
> maximum timeout (default to 10 seconds)
> - Remove the unmaintained and untested modload hook
> - Remove the runtime filesystems hook
> - Rework the code that checks whether a root device has been found, don't
> reboot when exiting the emergency shell, but try to continue.
> - Due to the new poll_device behaviour, the usb and fw runtime hooks are no
> longer required, remove them
> - Parse arguments to init properly, using the "$@" parameter from the
> commandline the kernel generated - also needs the new fix in the latest
> kinit from testing (this allows us to use init=/bin/sh again)
> - Adjust for the latest filesystem/module-init-tools changes
> - Fix an autodetection bug that would sometimes omit some filesystems
> cryptsetup changes:
> - Use poll_device when waiting for the encrypted device and the (optional)
> key container device (default to rootdelay), added
> conflicts=(mkinitcpio<0.5.25)
> - Add a warning if the deprecated root= syntax is used on the commandline

I rebooted fine after regenerating on x86_64. I'm using the mdadm hook
if you want to know if that still works.


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