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    SubjectRe: 2.6.12 initrd module loading seems parallel on bootup
    "Darryl L. Miles" <darryl@netbauds.net> wrote:
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    > [ modules getting loaded out-of-order and in parallel from initrd ]
    >

    On June 7, Martin Wilck reported:

    > It turned out to be a problem with Red Hat's nash that didn't check the
    > returned pid in it's wait4() call and thus ended up insmod'ing mutliple
    > modules simultaneously, leading to "Unkown symbol" errors. Yuck, it took
    > me a day figure that out.
    >
    > That bug is fixed in redhat's "mkinitrd" package 4.2.0.3-1 and later,
    > but that package is currently only in Fedora's "Development" tree.

    I'd like to know what changed in the kernel to make nash's behaviour
    change. Martin, did you work that out?
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