[blfs-support] Workaround: kernel panic when booting with connected external disk

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Thu Mar 21 12:22:03 PDT 2013

On Thu, Mar 21, 2013 at 05:12:12PM +0100, Dr.-Ing. Edgar Alwers wrote:
> We changed the "USB_Storage" in the kernel-3.7.5 configuration to "module" and 
> the kernel-panic issue was settled. The boot process ends now normal, also if 
> more than one usb device is attached: Toshiba disk, flash drive.
> So, the _issue_ in our laptop got an workaround. The _problem_ is, however, 
> not solved. As Mike wrote  ( and Bruce mentioned, gptfdisk-0.8.6 )

 If you don't want to use an intramfs and load by label or uuid then
you have found the correct solution.  Asking for extra complexity in
the kernel, at a time when every major distro has solved the problem
in userspace (by using an initramfs), is unlikely to get a
favourable response.

das eine Mal als Tragödie, das andere Mal als Farce

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