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

Eric Bélanger snowmaniscool at gmail.com
Mon Feb 8 02:06:02 EST 2010

On Sun, Feb 7, 2010 at 6:03 AM, 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 here.

i686: ext3, lvm2
x86_64: ext3, lvm2, raid5 (mdadm)

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