[systemd-devel] [PATCH] fstab-generator: introduce rd.weak_sysroot to bypass failures in sysroot.mount

Colin Guthrie gmane at colin.guthr.ie
Tue Jul 30 11:34:01 PDT 2013

'Twas brillig, and Vivek Goyal at 30/07/13 15:26 did gyre and gimble:
> On Tue, Jul 30, 2013 at 02:05:08PM +0200, Tom Gundersen wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 30, 2013 at 1:53 PM, WANG Chao <chaowang at redhat.com> wrote:
>>> If specified kernel command line rd.weak_sysroot, fstab-generate will
>>> generate a weaker version of sysroot.mount:
>>>  - It's not required by initrd-root-fs.target.
>>>  - It's not before initrd-root-fs.target.
>>> So that failure in the weaker sysroot.mount will not fail
>>> initrd-root-fs.target. And systemd will try continue rather than
>>> entering isolated emergency mode.
>> Can you give an example case where this is useful? I.e., what is the
>> setup and how is boot supposed to succeed with a failing sysroot?
> Hi,
> Can you please not drop people listed in CC in original thread from
> conversation.

FYI, I don't see any CC's on the original mail as displayed on GMane via



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