Bug#456032: Processed: Bug#456032: Ping; just making sure this bug was noted after moved to initramfs-tools (debian-kernel list)
On Sat, 19 Jan 2008 01:36:10 +0100
Jonas Meurer <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 20/12/2007 Daniel Dickinson wrote:
> > > > The system then reports on megaraid logical disks (appearing as
> > > > sda, sdb) and then hangs (but responds to keyboard and reboots
> > > > with Ctrl-Alt-Del)
> > >
> > > Maks: if the disks do appear later, wouldn't that indicate a bug
> > > in udevsettle returning before the RAID card is done initalizing
> > > (or a bug in the driver for the card...perhaps it should support
> > > scsi_wait)? I'm not sure what cryptsetup should/could do about it.
> > >
> > > Daniel: a workaround you might want to try is to boot with the
> > > "rootdelay" option, for example "rootdelay=10" should give your
> > > card 10 seconds to catch up before cryptsetup and the other
> > > scripts are executed.
> > >
> > That workaround does in fact work. That is, with rootdelay=10 I am
> > able to boot the system.
> so is there anything left to do in the cryptsetup package? if not,
> i'll close the bugreport. any objections?
Nothing left for cryptsetup but perhaps it should be reassigned to the
kernel (since it is a driver issue)?
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