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SubjectRe: Who reordered my disks (probably v4.8-rc1 problem)
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On 2016-08-13 15:30, Pavel Machek wrote:
> Hi!
>
> It seems that in v4.8-rc0, /dev/sdX got reordered, and now USB devices
> are probed before SATA drivers. That is pretty anti-social. It
> broke my boot on my primary machine, and unfortunately due to BIOS
> problems (keyboard does not work when connected through a hub) it is
> less fun than it should be.
>
The simple solution (which I'm surprised nobody else has suggested yet)
is to build everything but the driver for your root device as a module.
This will prevent anything else from getting enumerated first, and works
regardless of whether or not your using an initrd and independently of
what root= format you use.

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