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    SubjectRe: 2.6.22-rc4-mm1
    Kay Sievers wrote:
    > On Thu, 2007-06-07 at 11:41 +0200, Michal Piotrowski wrote:
    >> Kay Sievers pisze:
    >>> On Thu, 2007-06-07 at 10:40 +0200, Michal Piotrowski wrote:
    >>>> Kay Sievers pisze:
    >>>>> On Wed, 2007-06-06 at 20:48 +0200, Michal Piotrowski wrote:
    >>>>>> Andrew Morton pisze:
    >>>>>>> ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.22-rc4/2.6.22-rc4-mm1/
    >>>>>>>
    >>>>>> Kay, your patch gregkh-driver-block-device.patch breaks Fedora 7 initrd
    >>>>>> http://www.stardust.webpages.pl/files/tbf/bitis-gabonica/2.6.22-rc4-mm1/initrd.jpg
    >>>>>>
    >>>>>> Please fix it ASAP, I can't test kernel...
    >>>>> Do you have CONFIG_SYSFS_DEPRECATED set or unset?
    >>>>>
    >>>>> Kay
    >>>>>
    >>>>>
    >>>> cat ../linux-mm-bo/.config | grep CONFIG_SYSFS_DEPRECATED
    >>>> # CONFIG_SYSFS_DEPRECATED is not set
    >>> Oh, could you possibly try (with the block patch included) setting it to
    >>> yes and see if it works? That would help to find what's going wrong.
    >> I enabled CONFIG_SYSFS_DEPRECATED and 2.6.22-rc4-mm2 boots fine.
    >
    > Michal, thanks a lot for the testing.
    >
    > Peter, looking at your mkinitrd code, it works only with
    > CONFIG_SYSFS_DEPRECATED enabled when block devices are converted to
    > class devices.
    > Any chance to replace lstat() with stat() while looking for devices in
    > sysfs? Remember, _anything_ in sysfs can be symlink or a directory, you
    > can't assume one or the other. When things change internally in the
    > kernel, we can often provide symlinks for backwards compatibility, but
    > lstat() obviously can't works here.

    Fixed in mkinitrd-6.0.9-6 , which I'll build now and push to
    updates-testing. Thanks for getting my attention here.

    --
    Peter
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