|Summary:||initrd modprobe script is un-needed|
|Product:||Gentoo Release Media||Reporter:||postmodern <brodigan>|
|Component:||Everything||Assignee:||Gentoo Genkernel Maintainers <genkernel>|
|Package list:||Runtime testing required:||---|
Description postmodern 2004-09-26 19:51:17 UTC
The kernel version bug in previous versions of busybox which inspired the /sbin/modprobe bash script have been fixed in the latest releases of busybox. I suggest that the initrd be upgraded to use the latest BusyBox (maybe cvs) that is concidered stable. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. 2. 3.
Comment 1 Chris Gianelloni (RETIRED) 2004-09-27 07:09:11 UTC
The initrd creation is totally done by genkernel, so I am reassigning to them.
Comment 2 Tim Yamin (RETIRED) 2004-09-27 08:35:14 UTC
Do we have a upstream busybox that now supports mounting cryptoloop on 2.6 using the new 2.6 API and mounting plain loops on 2.4?
Comment 3 postmodern 2004-09-27 15:15:16 UTC
As of the current CVS snapshot of busybox losetup util does not support enabling encryption upon its loops.
Comment 4 Tim Yamin (RETIRED) 2004-10-10 01:39:26 UTC
Hrm, well we need a busybox that can do 2.6 and 2.4 loop mounting, and since the CVS ones don't provide this, I don't think it is worth the effort of getting the support into a new busybox - the current method works without any problems anyway...