#123 mkinitrd seems to run out of space

v1.9.2
closed-fixed
nobody
5
2008-10-21
2006-12-29
John Hughes
No

Debian OpenSSI 1.9.3 (ish):

mkinitrd -o initrd 2.6.10-ssi-686-smp
[...]
cpio: /tmp/mkinitrd.U2CLBN/./initrd: No space left on device
21853 blocks
initrd: 67.7% -- replaced with initrd.gz
# ls -l initrd
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 Dec 29 12:24 initrd

Discussion

  • John Hughes

    John Hughes - 2006-12-29

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    Buggy script + user error - if the "-o" arg to mkinitrd is not fully qualified then the mkramdisk script tries to copy the ramdisk into itself.

     
  • John Hughes

    John Hughes - 2007-07-31
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  • John Hughes

    John Hughes - 2007-07-31

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    Fixed for 1.9.3

     
  • John Hughes

    John Hughes - 2008-10-21
    • status: closed --> closed-fixed
     

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