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SubjectRe: md device files missing at boot time
On 7/4/07, Ingo Freund <linux-kernel-news@e-dict.net> wrote:
> one of the systems I'm working with was changed (copied) from single (scsi - sda1)
> to multiple disk (raid1) (sdb1,sdc1 --> md0).
> When I try to boot from the new created md-device it stops with:
> ...
> loading reiserfs
> "Waiting for device /dev/md0 to appear: ........ not found -- Exiting to /bin/sh
>
> # ls -la /dev/md*
> shows nothing, so I understand why the "/" cannot be mounted, but
> where are the /dev/md* files (I found them in "/lib/udev/devices")?
>
> The kernel is vanilla 2.6.21.5, the (I think) needed hardware and filesystem
> drivers are built in modules and put into an initrd file for loading at boot time.
>
> Does anyone have an idea what I might do wrong?

How did you build the initramfs image? /sbin/mkinitrd?

Did you add md support to the image?

Kay
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