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Bug 65485 - initrd modprobe script is un-needed
Summary: initrd modprobe script is un-needed
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Release Media
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Everything (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High enhancement (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Genkernel Maintainers
Depends on:
Reported: 2004-09-26 19:51 UTC by postmodern
Modified: 2004-10-10 01:39 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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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:
Comment 1 Chris Gianelloni (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 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) gentoo-dev 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) gentoo-dev 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...
Comment 5 Tim Yamin (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2004-10-10 01:39:58 UTC
Closing as WONTFIX; comment #4.