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Re: mkinitrd, ramdisk failure?

Subject: Re: mkinitrd, ramdisk failure?
From: "D. Stimits" <stimits@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2001 18:38:14 -0600
Cc: "XFS: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx" <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <Pine.GSO.4.33.0106140838050.16255-100000@mango.csee.uq.edu.au>
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Chris Pascoe wrote:
> > This fails, though it succeeds all the way up until root filesystem
> > mount is attempted. I'm a bit frustrated by the lack of good debug
> > information when a root filesystem mount fails :( For example, I wish it
> > would say which modules were loaded at the time of failure.
> If you've got KDB support built in, can you hit the break key to enter it,
> and do an "lsmod" at this point?  It should tell you what modules are
> loaded?  Keith, correct me if I am wrong..
> Chris

I have not used KDB yet, it looks like I'll need to. But, say for the
moment I do have KDB. "lsmod" is on the root partition, and uses libc
which is also on the root partition. Would enabling KDB help to run
lsmod, or would it be another catch-22?

D. Stimits, stimits@xxxxxxxxxx

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