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Re: [linux-lvm] lvmcreate_initrd: depmod without -F?



On Wed, Oct 08, 2003 at 11:06:42AM -0400, Brian J. Murrell wrote:
> I am trying to create an LVM aware initrd on Debian stable (a.k.a.
> Woody, 3.0) and running into a problem.  The problem is so basic though,
> that I must be missing something somewhere else.
> 
> I have built and installed a new kernel, but not yet booted it (because
> I need the initrd to boot it).  When I try to create the initrd with
> "lvmcreate_initrd <KVER>" it complains:
> 
> lvmcreate_initrd -- ERROR running depmod
> 
> When I try to run depmod just as the script does (depmod -a <KVER>) it
> indeed does error out with a bunch of unresolved symbols.  But they are
> symbols provided by the kernel and hence the command "depmod -F
> /boot/System.map-<KVER> <KVER>" is successful.
> 
> How/why does this work for everyone else?  If this were a bug (not
> passing the System.map to depmod) as I outline it above, surely it would
> have been fixed by now.

It has, but it's not in Debian stable, it's in Debian testing and unstable.

patrick




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