Bug 63653 - --preload is not functional
--preload is not functional
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: mkinitrd (Show other bugs)
skipjack-beta2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Matt Wilson
David Lawrence
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Blocks: 61590
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Reported: 2002-04-16 18:36 EDT by RLX Technologies
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:42 EDT (History)
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Description RLX Technologies 2002-04-16 18:36:23 EDT
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Description of problem:
mkinitrd --preload <module> is not functional

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
mkinitrd-3.3.6-2

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Use the --preload option to mkinitrd


Actual Results:  The module specified is echoed. eg. PRE <module>

Expected Results:  An initial ramdisk should be created containing the modules
specified with --preload options.

Additional info:

Looking at the mkinitrd script I found the following:

note the 'exit 0'

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        --preload*)
            if echo $1 | grep '=' >/dev/null ; then
                modname=`echo $1 | sed 's/^--preload=//'`
            else
                modname=$2
                shift
            fi
            PREMODS="$PREMODS $modname"
            echo PRE $PREMODS
            exit 0
            ;;
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Comment 1 Matt Wilson 2002-04-16 18:40:50 EDT
oops, you're right.
Comment 2 Erik Troan 2002-04-17 09:05:36 EDT
fixed in 3.3.10
Comment 3 Erik Troan 2002-04-17 09:06:12 EDT
Realized I should leave this open until the fix gets built into a tree.
Comment 4 Jeremy Katz 2002-04-17 12:13:01 EDT
And built

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