Re: 2.6.22-rc4-mm1

From: Kay Sievers
Date: Fri Jun 08 2007 - 12:10:59 EST

On Fri, 2007-06-08 at 11:33 -0400, Valdis.Kletnieks@xxxxxx wrote:
> On Thu, 07 Jun 2007 16:09:04 PDT, Greg KH said:
> > If CONFIG_SYSFS_DEPRECATED everything should work just fine with all old
> > initrd scripts. It's only if you enable that option (which is enabled
> > by default) that you need to ensure that your distro has the latest
> > functionality so that everything works properly.
> Can somebody document what an initrd has to do differently? Some of us
> run with initrd's not created by mkinitrd.

You should be fine if you don't explicitly distinguish between symlinks
and directories.

Or just look what almost everybody is doing in initramfs, Debian,
Gentoo, Ubuntu, SUSE, ..., all use uevent-driven udev bootup there, and
it just works without caring about anything in sysfs or weird timing


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