Re: [PATCH][2.5] wait for devices to wake up before mounting root, but don't hang
Greg KH (email@example.com)
Mon, 3 Jun 2002 17:06:49 -0700
On Mon, Jun 03, 2002 at 05:31:03PM -0600, Lightweight patch manager wrote:
> Don't hang while waiting for root device to come up
> Someone mentioned that USB devices etc. can't be used for root fs since
> it's probably not yet available at boot time. This approach is broken, for
> sure, but it's at least supposed to rescue a small part of the whole (if
> you see a panic, you know something went atree).
Why only loop for 60 seconds?
I prefer the patch posted previously by Eric Lammerts that just loops
forever. But that's just me :)
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