Bug 201263 - Detect if / or /boot is on a USB device to include usb driver
Detect if / or /boot is on a USB device to include usb driver
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mkinitrd (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Peter Jones
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2006-08-03 16:41 EDT by Per Winkvist
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-08-16 16:55:21 EDT
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Description Per Winkvist 2006-08-03 16:41:13 EDT
I'm using mkinitrd-5.0.32-1 (FC-5 with all updates)
I have my FC installation on an external USB drive (which I boot from) and I 
had to add 
in mkinitrd file to allow it to include usb drivers in the initrd. Otherwise I 
get a panic during boot where it can't find root fs.

It would be nice if the usb-storage stuff could be included by default when 
the root or boot device is on usb???

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