Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 186552
unable to generate a working usb boot initrd
Last modified: 2008-05-06 11:37:35 EDT
Description of problem:
unable to generate a correct working initrd for booting on usb disk drive
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. create a new initrd :
mkinitrd -v --with-usb --preload=ehci-hcd --preload=uhci-hcd --preload=ohci-hcd
--preload=usb-storage --preload=scsi_mod --preload=sd_mod
2. reboot using the new initrd
3. the kernel panic not finding the root partition
the kernel correctly boot on the usb -driv
extracting the generated initrd
then modifyinf line order
echo "Loading sd_mod.ko module"
to put then after the sleep
then recreate the initrd manually.
this solve the probleme
note : the mkinitrd script was working on FC4 ! (version 4.2.15)
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