Patchwork initrdscripts: Try to boot if boot label is unknown

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Submitter Drew Moseley
Date June 28, 2014, 9:57 p.m.
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Permalink /patch/74455/
State Accepted
Commit 98353862c08be2f1724aaad7aa4ed0521e3621f2
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Drew Moseley - June 28, 2014, 9:57 p.m.
The scripts assumes that the boot label set by
the LABELS variable is either "boot", "install", or
"install-efi".  If that variable is overridden to something else
we fall off the end of the case statement and the system locks
up.  If the boot label is unknown, at least attempt to boot.

Signed-off-by: Drew Moseley <>
 meta/recipes-core/initrdscripts/files/ | 4 ++++
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)


diff --git a/meta/recipes-core/initrdscripts/files/ b/meta/recipes-core/initrdscripts/files/
index 0be9b6f..2821964 100644
--- a/meta/recipes-core/initrdscripts/files/
+++ b/meta/recipes-core/initrdscripts/files/
@@ -220,4 +220,8 @@  case $label in
 	# If we're getting here, we failed...
 	fatal "Installation image failed"
+    *)
+	# Not sure what boot label is provided.  Try to boot to avoid locking up.
+	mount_and_boot
+	;;