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    SubjectRe: plain 2.6.21-rc5 (1) vs amanda (0)
    On Monday 09 April 2007, Dave Dillow wrote:
    >On Mon, 2007-04-09 at 11:33 -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
    >> >I'm not sure I could argue for that to be reverted, so here's a
    >> > possible workaround for Fedora -- completely untested.
    >> >
    >> >Add the following to /etc/modprobe.conf:
    >> >options dm_mod major=253
    >>
    >> This does not work.
    >
    >Hmm, it worked for me when I tested it this weekend. I did use 'dm-mod'
    >instead of 'dm_mod'.
    >
    >This was using it on FC6, and LVM isn't loaded until after the initrd
    >finishes, as I don't use LVM at all. Everything was compiled as modules.
    >
    >I cannot vouch for it working in the initrd, as I don't have a machine
    >that uses LVM for the root.

    Now rebooted, with this command line to the kernel:
    Kernel command line: ro root=/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 rhgb
    dm-mod.major=238 dm.major=238 selinux=0
    Unknown boot option `dm-mod.major=238': ignoring
    Unknown boot option `dm.major=238': ignoring

    So its still at FE00h/65024d.

    And I fixed the underscore to a dash in my modprobe.conf, now I'll do
    another mkinitrd & reboot again.


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    Cheers, Gene
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