error occurred during initrd creation (11.2-64 autoyast)

11.2 autoyast setup.
in “Saviing bootloader configuration”

system used:
amd64
4g
2x 1tb sata
not configured with hardware raid

I get:

An error occurred during initrd creation
Scanning scripts...
Resolve dependencies...
Install symlinks in /lib/mkinitrd/setup...
Install symlinks in /lib/mkinitrd/boot...

Kernel image: /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.31.5-0.1-desktop
Initrd image: /boot/initrd-2.6.31.5-0.1-desktop
Root device: ext3-root(/dev/block/9:2) (mounted on / as ext3)
Device block!9:2 not found in sysfs

relevant snap from auto.xml:

  <bootloader>
    <global config:type="list">
      <timeout config:type="integer">3</timeout>
    </global>
    <loader_type>grub</loader_type>
    <location>mbr</location>
  </bootloader>

...
  <partitioning config:type="list">
    <drive>
      <device>/dev/sda</device>
      <initialize config:type="boolean">true</initialize>
      <type config:type="symbol">CT_DISK</type>
      <use>all</use>
      <partitions config:type="list">
        <partition>
          <raid_name>/dev/md0</raid_name>
          <partition_id config:type="integer">253</partition_id>
          <partition_nr config:type="integer">0</partition_nr>
          <format config:type="boolean">false</format>
          <partition_type>primary</partition_type>
          <raid_type>raid1</raid_type>
          <size>100m</size>
        </partition>
        <partition>
          <raid_name>/dev/md1</raid_name>
          <partition_id config:type="integer">253</partition_id>
          <partition_nr config:type="integer">1</partition_nr>
          <format config:type="boolean">false</format>
          <partition_type>primary</partition_type>
          <raid_type>raid1</raid_type>
          <size>1g</size>
        </partition>
        <partition>
          <raid_name>/dev/md2</raid_name>
          <partition_id config:type="integer">253</partition_id>
          <partition_nr config:type="integer">2</partition_nr>
          <format config:type="boolean">false</format>
          <partition_type>primary</partition_type>
          <raid_type>raid1</raid_type>
          <size>15g</size>
        </partition>
        <partition>
          <raid_name>/dev/md3</raid_name>
          <partition_id config:type="integer">253</partition_id>
          <partition_nr config:type="integer">3</partition_nr>
          <format config:type="boolean">false</format>
          <partition_type>primary</partition_type>
          <raid_type>raid1</raid_type>
          <size>100m</size>
        </partition>
      </partitions>
    </drive>
    <drive>
      <device>/dev/sdb</device>
      <initialize config:type="boolean">true</initialize>
      <type config:type="symbol">CT_DISK</type>
      <use>all</use>
      <partitions config:type="list">
        <partition>
          <raid_name>/dev/md0</raid_name>
          <partition_id config:type="integer">253</partition_id>
          <partition_nr config:type="integer">0</partition_nr>
          <format config:type="boolean">false</format>
          <partition_type>primary</partition_type>
          <raid_type>raid1</raid_type>
          <size>100m</size>
        </partition>
        <partition>
          <raid_name>/dev/md1</raid_name>
          <partition_id config:type="integer">253</partition_id>
          <partition_nr config:type="integer">1</partition_nr>
          <format config:type="boolean">false</format>
          <partition_type>primary</partition_type>
          <raid_type>raid1</raid_type>
          <size>1g</size>
        </partition>
        <partition>
          <raid_name>/dev/md2</raid_name>
          <partition_id config:type="integer">253</partition_id>
          <partition_nr config:type="integer">2</partition_nr>
          <format config:type="boolean">false</format>
          <partition_type>primary</partition_type>
          <raid_type>raid1</raid_type>
          <size>15g</size>
        </partition>
        <partition>
          <raid_name>/dev/md3</raid_name>
          <partition_id config:type="integer">253</partition_id>
          <partition_nr config:type="integer">3</partition_nr>
          <format config:type="boolean">false</format>
          <partition_type>primary</partition_type>
          <raid_type>raid1</raid_type>
          <size>100m</size>
        </partition>
      </partitions>
    </drive>
    <drive>
      <device>/dev/md</device>
      <partitions config:type="list">
        <partition>
          <label>boot</label>
          <mount>/boot</mount>
          <create config:type="boolean">true</create>
          <filesystem config:type="symbol">ext3</filesystem>
          <format config:type="boolean">true</format>
          <mountby config:type="symbol">label</mountby>
          <partition_id config:type="integer">131</partition_id>
          <partition_nr config:type="integer">0</partition_nr>
          <raid_options>
            <chunk_size>4</chunk_size>
            <raid_type>raid1</raid_type>
          </raid_options>
        </partition>
        <partition>
          <label>swap</label>
          <mount>swap</mount>
          <create config:type="boolean">true</create>
          <filesystem config:type="symbol">swap</filesystem>
          <format config:type="boolean">true</format>
          <mountby config:type="symbol">label</mountby>
          <partition_id config:type="integer">130</partition_id>
          <partition_nr config:type="integer">1</partition_nr>
          <raid_options>
            <chunk_size>4</chunk_size>
            <raid_type>raid1</raid_type>
          </raid_options>
        </partition>
        <partition>
          <label>root</label>
          <mount>/</mount>
          <create config:type="boolean">true</create>
          <filesystem config:type="symbol">ext3</filesystem>
          <format config:type="boolean">true</format>
          <mountby config:type="symbol">label</mountby>
          <partition_id config:type="integer">131</partition_id>
          <partition_nr config:type="integer">2</partition_nr>
          <raid_options>
            <chunk_size>4</chunk_size>
            <raid_type>raid1</raid_type>
          </raid_options>
        </partition>
        <partition>
          <label>data</label>
          <mount>/data</mount>
          <create config:type="boolean">true</create>
          <filesystem config:type="symbol">ext3</filesystem>
          <format config:type="boolean">true</format>
          <mountby config:type="symbol">label</mountby>
          <partition_id config:type="integer">131</partition_id>
          <partition_nr config:type="integer">3</partition_nr>
          <raid_options>
            <chunk_size>64</chunk_size>
            <raid_type>raid1</raid_type>
          </raid_options>
        </partition>
      </partitions>
    </drive>
  </partitioning>


Uwe has had a look and filed a bug: https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=557975