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

Roman Kyrylych roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Sun Feb 7 17:15:34 EST 2010

On Sun, Feb 7, 2010 at 13:03, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Okay, this is it. The busybox-based mkinitcpio is entering testing now.
> 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.

Works fine for me with encrypted ext4 root.
The size of image increased from 2MB to 3MB, which is okay.

Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)

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