Bug 200807 - No USB driver in "recovery" mode
No USB driver in "recovery" mode
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: initscripts (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2006-07-31 14:56 EDT by H. Peter Anvin
Modified: 2014-03-16 23:00 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-09-21 14:12:45 EDT
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Description H. Peter Anvin 2006-07-31 14:56:43 EDT
Description of problem:

Trying to boot a system in "recovery" mode doesn't load the USB drivers.  In
other words, if you have a USB keyboard, you're screwed.

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

initscripts-8.31.5-1

How reproducible:

On a system with USB keyboard, try to boot a system in "recovery" mode,

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Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2006-07-31 15:08:38 EDT
By recovery mode, do you mean init=/bin/bash, or single-user-mode? Or something else?
Comment 2 H. Peter Anvin 2006-08-10 01:13:33 EDT
I mean the mode that is called either "emergency" or "recovery" (don't recall at
the moment.)  It drops into a shell after mounting root.
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2006-08-10 09:16:32 EDT
Hm. Anything that starts a shell (whether it's fsck failure, or single user
mode), is well after we start udev. So any relevant hardware modules *should* be
loaded at that point.

Are any modules outside of what's on the initramfs loaded at all for you?
Comment 4 H. Peter Anvin 2006-08-10 12:55:25 EDT
USB modules do not seem to be part of what is loaded on the initramfs.
Comment 5 Bill Nottingham 2006-08-10 13:22:37 EDT
Is udev running?
Comment 6 Bill Nottingham 2006-09-21 14:12:45 EDT
Should be fixed in rawhide mkinitrd.

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