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

Vivek Goyal vgoyal at redhat.com
Tue Jul 30 11:41:57 PDT 2013

On Tue, Jul 30, 2013 at 07:34:01PM +0100, Colin Guthrie wrote:
> '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
> NNTP...

I am CCed in original mail and that's why I got a copy of it in my Inbox.
I am not sure how did Tom receive that mail. If my email id somehow
automatically got stripped, I have no idea how that can happen.

I am trying to look into systemd-devel archives but there does not seem
to be any info who is CCed on the mail.


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