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Re: how does anaconda naming disks

Hi,anaconda gurus

I guess my question is too complicated and too obscure to get any response.
I have tried to summarize my question.Hopefully I can get some
suggestions from you.

How is the modprobe.conf file generated during the installation process?
How is the initrd.img file genertated?

I have downloaded the anaconda source file to investigate.
could you give me some hint on where to focuse on if I wanna find
answer to my question?



2007/12/14, leilei175 gmail com <leilei175 gmail com>:
> Yes,it is RHEL4.editting /etc/modprobe.conf can solve this
> problem.Actually simply doing a mkinitrd after the OS is installed and
> using the newly created initrd.img file can solve this issue too.
> However I am still curious about how come the /etc/modprobe.conf file
> is generated in a different way in RHEL4u5.Also,how did the OS
> installer and OS are probing and naming devices in a different way.
> Is this related to kudzu,
> or initrd.img file in the /isolinux directory in the disk
> or udev
> or other parts in the linux?
> Hopefully my questions won't be too many and troublesome.
> Really appreciate your help and explaining.
> thanks
> scott
> 2007/12/14, Dave Lehman <dlehman redhat com>:
> >
> > On Fri, 2007-12-14 at 11:11 +0800, leilei175 gmail com wrote:
> > > Hi guys,
> > > I have some problem with RedHat linux installer.
> >
> > Is this with RHEL4? If so, you can edit /etc/modprobe.conf by removing
> > the first line that looks like this:
> >
> > alias scsi_hostadapter usb-storage
> >
> > There should already be another usb-storage entry after your other SCSI
> > entries to handle your USB device. I am not whether or not you will need
> > to re-run mkinitrd after making this change.
> >
> > HTH,
> > Dave
> >
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