[Pkg-acpi-devel] Bug in initramfs-tools

Loïc Minier lool at dooz.org
Fri Nov 21 19:46:00 UTC 2008

On Fri, Nov 21, 2008, martin f krafft wrote:
> initramfs exports MODPROBE_OPTIONS=-qb in /init. This puts it into
> the environment of the entire system:
>   khyber:~# tr '\0' '\n' </proc/1/environ | grep MODPROBE_OPTIONS
> Thanks to Tzafrir Cohen for figuring this out. This is also related
> to #505440, which I recorded as a block.

 I filed this upstream bug last month:

 One good shield would be to clear the env in init -- upstart does this.

 Fixing initramfs-tools should be done, but requires careful work.

Loïc Minier

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