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    SubjectRe: USB storage no-boot regression (bisected)
    On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 10:14:38PM -0400, Mark Lord wrote:
    > Arjan van de Ven wrote:
    > > On Wed, 15 Apr 2009 17:55:08 -0400
    > ..
    > >> No, that's not the same thing.
    > >> rootwait has no timeout -- it waits *forever*,
    > >> which will break auto-recovery on servers.
    > >
    > > btw while I don't disagree that something like this is nice...
    > >
    > > .... who would boot their server from a USB stick for production use?
    > ..
    >
    > At least one MAJOR storage vendor that I know of.
    > Probably more.
    >
    > Though it's an onboard USB SSD, not a pluggable stick.

    Wow, that's insane. Leave it to a hardware designer to use a bus that
    you never know if you have discovered all the devices to be the primary
    device to boot from.

    greg k-h


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