[arch-releng] archiso's (?) /dev/dm-* and /dev/loop devices and how to ignore them in AIF

Dieter Plaetinck dieter at plaetinck.be
Wed Jan 25 05:34:46 EST 2012

On Fri, 30 Dec 2011 14:48:50 +0100
Dieter Plaetinck <dieter at plaetinck.be> wrote:

> On Fri, 30 Dec 2011 14:32:21 +0100
> Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
> > Maybe not /var, but /run. Another way: use
> >  udevadm control --property=AIF_IGNORE=1 [...]
> > This should work :)
> that looks interesting, but would require modifying at least archiso
> and mkinitcpio if i understand correctly. on one hand i dislike
> requiring other projects to modify their stuff in order to make aif
> work better, but OTOH I don't see a better way yet.

this is something that we should resolve in order to be able to continue on the road to new images.
(or: we go back to the old AIF behavior of matching device files with the risk of not matching enough of them)

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