Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 252303
mkinitrd does not allow exclusion of usb modules though option --without-usb is evaluated
Last modified: 2014-04-14 14:36:21 EDT
Description of problem:
mkinitrd does not allow the exclusion of usb modules. There is a commandline
option --without-usb that is evaluated but not documented and does not work.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. build an initial ramdisk with --without-usb option
2. extract the initrd
3. check if the init script loads the ?hci-hcd modules.
usb modules will be loaded
no usb module loaded.
Created attachment 161335 [details]
Patch for mkinitrd-184.108.40.206-1
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This has been fixed for a very long time.
That block of code currently looks like:
if [ "$withusb" -eq 1 ]; then
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