[arch-dev-public] mkinitcpio 0.6 alpha - testing and help needed

Tobias Powalowski t.powa at gmx.de
Sun Jan 24 13:42:49 EST 2010

Am Sonntag 24 Januar 2010 schrieb Thomas Bächler:
> Quoted from http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/17298 (which is also to be
> used for feedback, besides the threads on these mailing lists):
> So, now something can be tested. I recommend using it in conjunction
> with testing/udev only:
> [kill-klibc]
> Server = http://dev.archlinux.org/~thomas/kill-klibc/i686/
> or
> [kill-klibc]
> Server = http://dev.archlinux.org/~thomas/kill-klibc/x86_64/
> The standard hooks work, so do keymap, lvm2, encrypt. What does NOT work
> is raid/mdadm/dmraid and root on NFS. I would appreciate any input and
> patches w.r.t. those, as well as any testing. The v86d package also
> needs to be fixed, but that is trivial.
> device-mapper, lvm2 and cryptsetup have a weird "1.local" pkgrel so they
> won't collide with the ones from the repo, sorry if that bothers anyone.
- new mdadm package with symlink to raid hook is needed and probably 
  a non static binary.
- dmraid hook just needs to be changed to non static binary then all should
   work as before.
-nfs will be more tricky.

Tobias Powalowski
Archlinux Developer & Package Maintainer (tpowa)
tpowa at archlinux.org
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