Andrei Borzenkov composed on 2017-02-18 08:47 (UTC+0300):
Felix Miata composed:
I have TW 4.8.14 kernel that cannot be booted normally due to failure to mount / filesystem, even after multiple builds of initrd for it. systemctl status systemd-modules-load.service reports process 141 failed. I want to collect /run/initramfs/rdsosreport.txt, but apparently the initrd and kernel are too broken for the dracut shell to work with. Trying to mount FAT floppy I get unknown filesystem type VFAT. Trying to
So include it in initrd when creating it
mount USB stick, there are no /dev/sdg devices that could be mounted.
Ditto for usb-storage
I moved usb_storage from omit to add in dracut config, built new 4.8.14 initrd, and the original problem for which I wanted rdsosreport.txt was gone. :-p