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Bug 163153

Summary: add /etc/udev/rules.d/*.rules to initrd
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Avi Kivity <avi>
Component: mkinitrdAssignee: Peter Jones <pjones>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact: David Lawrence <dkl>
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Description Avi Kivity 2005-07-13 15:13:50 UTC
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Description of problem:
mkinitrd does not copy udev *.rules to the initrd, so if the finding the  
rootfs relies on udev rules, booting cannot proceed.  
I encountered this while making a bootable cdrom from fedora rpms, but there  
may be more scenarios. I don't think it can happen on a "normal" installation. 

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Steps to Reproduce:
mkinited ... 

Actual Results:  initrd does not contain /etc/udev/rules.d/*.rules; if the rootfs is 
on /dev/cdrom (or usb drive, or ...), the root filesystem cannot be mounted. 

Expected Results:  initrd contains /etc/udev/rules.d/*.rules 

Additional info:

Comment 1 Peter Jones 2006-02-03 23:08:46 UTC
initrd doesn't use udev, and probably won't do so in the future.