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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Wait and retry mounting root device (revised)
Al Viro wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 18, 2005 at 02:54:24AM +0000, Daniel Drake wrote:
>
>>Retry up to 20 times if mounting the root device fails. This fixes booting
>>from usb-storage devices, which no longer make their partitions immediately
>>available.
>
>
> Sigh... So we can very well get device coming up in the middle of a loop
> and get the actual attempts to mount the sucker in wrong order. How nice...
>
> Folks, that's not a solution. And kludges like that really have no
> business being there - they only hide the problem and make it harder
> to reproduce.

Is there a solution other than initrd/initramfs ?

Thanks,
--
~Randy
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