[arch-dev-public] WARNING: mkinitcpio (kill-klibc) live in testing!

Andreas Radke a.radke at arcor.de
Sun Feb 7 11:03:39 EST 2010

Am Sun, 07 Feb 2010 12:03:32 +0100
schrieb Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org>:

> Okay, this is it. The busybox-based mkinitcpio is entering testing
> now. BACK UP YOUR OLD (WORKING) INITRAMFS (kernel26.img) FILE! Also,
> do NOT use this if you have root on NFS, it is NOT IMPLEMENTED yet.
> Known issues: If you use 2.6.33 and enable the support for ext2/ext3
> in the ext4 driver, root on ext2/3 won't work with the autodetect
> hook, I'll fix that for the next version.
> Number of systems that failed to boot after the upgrade: 0 (so far)
> Hooks adjusted: All base hooks + keymap, encrypt, lvm2, mdadm, dmraid,
> raid (now a symlink to mdadm), v86d. (Also, I hear that the uresume
> hook works without modification).
> I am still looking for someone to implement NFS root with this, please
> contact me if you are interested. This will not be the final version,
> there is still some work to do, but for now this requires more
> testing.

Booting fine on two x86_64 systems: one with ext4 and one with
reiserfs. Both also tested with kernel26-lts. Good work!


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