[Libguestfs] [PATCH 3/3] febootstrap/helper: Major change to kernel module handling code

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Mon Jun 6 13:21:25 UTC 2011

On Sun, Jun 05, 2011 at 01:02:50AM +0200, Hilko Bengen wrote:
> The previous implementation had two problems: (I) Not all needed
> kernel modules were copied to the initrd. (II) If a kernel module
> depended on more than one other module, only the first dependency was
> considered for the load order. Using 2.6.39-1-amd64 (Debian/unstable)
> ext2.ko was not loaded and therefore the root FS could not be mounted.
> The use of tsort(1) has been replaced with a set of functions that
> build a DAG in memory and use that to calculate the list of modules to
> be copied into the initrd and the order in which to laod them.

Thanks, applied.


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