Bug 163153 - add /etc/udev/rules.d/*.rules to initrd
add /etc/udev/rules.d/*.rules to initrd
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mkinitrd (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Peter Jones
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2005-07-13 11:13 EDT by Avi Kivity
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-03 18:08:46 EST
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Description Avi Kivity 2005-07-13 11:13:50 EDT
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Description of problem:
mkinitrd does not copy udev *.rules to the initrd, so if the finding the  
rootfs relies on udev rules, booting cannot proceed.  
  
I encountered this while making a bootable cdrom from fedora rpms, but there  
may be more scenarios. I don't think it can happen on a "normal" installation. 
  

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
mkinitrd-4.2.15-1

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
mkinited ... 

Actual Results:  initrd does not contain /etc/udev/rules.d/*.rules; if the rootfs is 
on /dev/cdrom (or usb drive, or ...), the root filesystem cannot be mounted. 

Expected Results:  initrd contains /etc/udev/rules.d/*.rules 

Additional info:
Comment 1 Peter Jones 2006-02-03 18:08:46 EST
initrd doesn't use udev, and probably won't do so in the future.

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