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From: "Canek Peláez Valdés" <caneko@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Re: After /usr conflation: why not copy booting software to /sbin rather than initramfs?
Date: Wed, 04 Apr 2012 03:21:03
Message-Id: CADPrc83CyUCzsKucKGOUZz5SUkHNH8MQ1-VpqnsJ2wQN_COk-Q@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] Re: After /usr conflation: why not copy booting software to /sbin rather than initramfs? by Dale
On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 10:12 PM, Dale <rdalek1967@×××××.com> wrote:
> Dale wrote: >> William Kenworthy wrote: >>> On Tue, 2012-04-03 at 19:02 -0500, Dale wrote: >>>> Canek Peláez Valdés wrote: >>>> >>>>> >>>>> I do. I don't use LVM, so i didn't had neither USE=device-mapper, nor >>>>> DRACUT_MODULES=lvm, so I add them. Then I tried to create my initramfs >>>>> with LVM, and like in your case, it failed. Using the --debug option >>> >>> Dale, with genkernel you have to tell it to start LVM on the kernel >>> commandline ("dolvm") which triggers a script within the initramfs - do >>> you have to do the same thing with dracut? >>> >>> BillK >>> >> >> Well, I dunno.  I know how to find out tho. >> >> < dale adds dolvm to his kernel line and is about to reboot > >> >> If I ain't back in a few minutes, send help. . . quick.  lol >> >> Also, see the other new thread.  I think Walt has the same thing. >> >> BRB >> >> Dale >> >> :-)  :-) >> >> > > > I'm back.  I tried and it did the same.  Worth a shot tho. > > I noticed this.  It mounts / ro then tries to start lvm.  Then just a > few lines later, it mounts / rw.  So, it appears that it needs to mount > / rw then start lvm. > > I dunno.
Dale, could yo please add again rd.debug to your kernel command line, boot with the initramfs, and post the output from dmesg (without you manually mounting your LVM volume)? Regards. -- Canek Peláez Valdés Posgrado en Ciencia e Ingeniería de la Computación Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

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