GSOC 2013 - Debian GNU/Hurd Debianish initialization

This is practically a brain dump of my efforts to make Debian/Hurd boot with the same initialization scripts Debian/Linux uses.

Open issues

Issues with the default pager

  • (cosmetic): the pager complains loudly about swapon requests for already active partitions:

    Activating lvm and md swap...(default pager): Already paging to partition hd0s5!

Issues I dealt with, patches pending

Resolved issues

Unrelated issues concerning stability and correctness

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