[MeeGo-dev] Initrd on Kernel to mount root with UUID
Arjan van de Ven
arjan at linux.intel.com
Sat Jun 4 21:31:42 PDT 2011
On 6/4/2011 3:00 PM, Leonardo Luiz Padovani da Mata wrote:
> Hello folks, how are you?
> I'm facing an interesting problem and i think that the solution is
> simple, but i'd like to discuss it on the list.
> The MeeGo kernel doesn't use an initrd, to make it faster on boot, i
> The problem i'm facing is that when i install the system on a netbook
> with a usb disk the order of the disks change and i have problems
> booting after the installation. If i change the boot loader
> information and plug a pen-drive at boot time, the order change again.
> Using UUID of disks solve the problem, but without a initrd on the
> kernel the system cannot boot, since UUID mounting is available only
> with initrd. (also LABEL mounting)
> We use a custom kernel here and we use grub boot loader, but this
> problem may happened on other boot loaders. There is one solution to
> use GUID without initrd:
odd; our installer, bootloader and kernel configuration actually should
not allow this to happen....
can you reproduce this with the meego reference set of these ?
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