mkinitrd prints bogus error message for module dm_linear
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# mkinitrd -i /tmp/dst -k /boot/image-22.214.171.124-0.58.1-default Root device: /dev/system/root (mounted on / as ext3) ... Cannot determine dependencies of module dm_linear. Is modules.dep up to date? Cannot determine dependencies of module dm_linear. Is modules.dep up to date? Driver modules: scsi_mod sd_mod scsi_transport_fc qdio zfcp dm-mod dasd_mod dasd_diag_mod dm-snapshot linear ... initrd updated, zipl needs to update the IPL record before IPL!The error message is triggered by a root file-system that is made up of two concatenated disks. The case of a single 'linear' disk is accounted for but not the case of more than one.
mkinitrd believes it needs to include a module 'dm_linear' which doesn't exist.
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- Creation Date: 04-Mar-2010
- Modified Date:24-Feb-2021
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