List Archive: gentoo-dev
Note: Due to technical difficulties, the Archives are currently not up to date.
provides an alternative service for most mailing lists.c.f. bug 424647
On Thu, May 17, 2012 at 06:48:33AM +0100, Steven J Long wrote:
> Thing is it runs before the real init so if we are using a separate /usr
> partition on LVM, will it still work? I'd have thought not, since we need
> the device-mapper service and there's /etc/lvm.conf to consider, but I'll
> gladly be told different.
No, you are correct about this. This does not work if you have /usr on
lvm, mdadm, or encrypted. The same applies to /. That is the situation
where you would need an initramfs.
I'm curious, have you seen our initramfs guide yet ? Making and using
an initramfs seems to be pretty well documented these days.