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Re: [Qemu-devel] alpha platform is missing files after initrd load

From: Laszlo Ersek
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] alpha platform is missing files after initrd load
Date: Mon, 7 Nov 2016 15:18:00 +0100
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On 11/07/16 15:15, Laszlo Ersek wrote:
> On 11/07/16 08:35, Dennis Luehring wrote:
>> Am 04.11.2016 um 20:40 schrieb Laszlo Ersek:
>>> I guess it is "possible to design a system which can recover from
>>> this", except noone seems to have bothered, since 2009. (Ditto for the
>>> proposed "panic-level=X" alternative.)
>>> I've now briefly considered posting a trivial kernel patch for this,
>>> but having learned about the above commit, I don't think so...
>> i tried to get some response on the linux-kernel or initramfs
>> mailinglist 1-2 weeks ago but no one seems to care
>> but i still think it would help alot to if some more known developers
>> would get involved and send in a patch for this - if only for starting a
>> discussion about the
>> situation
> Please report the issue directly to the author of commit 73310a169aeb,
> that is, "H. Peter Anvin" <address@hidden> (the latter is his current
> email address). Please identify the commit to him and feel free to
> reference this discussion on qemu-devel, using the mailing list archive.

Also, please CC <address@hidden> on your bug report.


> If Peter still believes the current logic is valid, no work (= patch)
> will have been in vain. If Peter agrees the current logic is wrong after
> all, then he should be able to write a patch for you that he won't
> dislike (so several iterations won't be necessary for the patch).
> Thanks
> Laszlo

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