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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,
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    ~Randy
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