Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 817158
dracut Host-Only mode does not work on nfsroot systems
Last modified: 2013-02-13 21:52:23 EST
Description of problem:
Using dracut -H on a system where / is an nfs mounted partition stalls dracut with the error "device node has wrong file type".
This is due to the find_root_block_device function called from the module-setup.sh file from kernel-modules.
The find_block_device function checks /proc/self/mountinfo, but the number of fields in this file is different for nfs filesystems, so no value is returned.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
By running dracut with the -H option.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. dracut -H
Dracut stall with the output: device node has wrong file type
an initramfs image.
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