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From: Kay Sievers <kay.sievers@vrfy.org>
To: Michael Cree <mcree@orcon.net.nz>
Cc: Bob Tracy <rct@frus.com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	mingo@elte.hu, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, rjw@sisk.pl,
	rth@twiddle.net, ink@jurassic.park.msu.ru,
	linux-scsi@vger.kernel.org, greg@kroah.com
Subject: Re: [BUG] 2.6.23-rc3 can't see sd partitions on Alpha
Date: Fri, 07 Dec 2007 22:19:43 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1197062383.5483.46.camel@lov.site> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <4759B06F.60108@orcon.net.nz>

On Sat, 2007-12-08 at 09:43 +1300, Michael Cree wrote:
> Bob Tracy wrote:
> > That was quick :-).  Backing out the sysctl_check.c diff gives me a
> > working kernel.  Beats the #$%@! out of me how/why, though.
> > 
> > Michael Cree: could you try backing out the diff below from your
> > 2.6.24-rc3 tree and see if things are now working for you?
> 
> Yes (conference is now over).  I backed out the sysctl_check patch from 
> 2.6.24-rc3 and, indeed, got a working kernel.
> 
> The working kernel (was probably 2.6.24-rc3 less sysctl_check patch, but 
> might have been a 2.6.23 variant) has the following in /sys/block

> alpha:~# grep . /sys/block/sda/*/dev
> /sys/block/sda/sda1/dev:8:1
> /sys/block/sda/sda2/dev:8:2
> /sys/block/sda/sda3/dev:8:3
> /sys/block/sda/sda4/dev:8:4
> /sys/block/sda/sda5/dev:8:5
> 
> I failed to spot any difference (other than the formatting of the dates) 
> between the two!

Yeah, that looks all fine.

What distro is that, and what's the udev version?

You are booting your kernel with an initramfs?

Is the udev daemon (still) running while it fails?

If you run /sbin/udevtrigger, do the nodes appear?

Kay


  reply	other threads:[~2007-12-07 21:20 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 40+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-11-18  5:20 [BUG] 2.6.23-rc3 can't see sd partitions on Alpha Bob Tracy
2007-11-25  6:38 ` Andrew Morton
2007-11-25 12:15   ` Rafael J. Wysocki
2007-11-26 13:48   ` Bob Tracy
2007-11-30 22:30     ` Michael Cree
2007-11-30 22:42       ` Andrew Morton
2007-11-30 23:26         ` Rafael J. Wysocki
2007-12-02 20:53         ` Michael Cree
2007-12-03  1:17           ` Bob Tracy
2007-12-04 12:16             ` Ingo Molnar
2007-12-04 15:36               ` Bob Tracy
2007-12-05 17:30               ` Bob Tracy
2007-12-07  0:16               ` Bob Tracy
2007-12-07  0:33                 ` Andrew Morton
2007-12-07  5:07                   ` Bob Tracy
2007-12-07 10:26                     ` Andrew Morton
2007-12-07 11:37                       ` Ingo Molnar
2007-12-07 13:39                       ` Bob Tracy
2007-12-07 14:55                       ` Bob Tracy
2007-12-07 15:05                         ` Ingo Molnar
2007-12-07 16:59                           ` Bob Tracy
2007-12-07 18:06                             ` Ingo Molnar
2007-12-07 18:19                               ` Kay Sievers
2007-12-07 19:36                                 ` Bob Tracy
2007-12-07 20:43                         ` Michael Cree
2007-12-07 21:19                           ` Kay Sievers [this message]
2007-12-07 22:39                             ` Bob Tracy
2007-12-08  4:53                             ` Bob Tracy
2007-12-08  5:05                             ` Bob Tracy
2007-12-08 15:48                               ` Kay Sievers
2007-12-09  0:51                                 ` Michael Cree
2007-12-09  4:19                                   ` Bob Tracy
2007-12-09 18:07                                     ` Ivan Kokshaysky
2007-12-10 15:08                                       ` Bob Tracy
2007-12-10 23:12                                         ` Ivan Kokshaysky
2007-12-10 15:05                                 ` Bob Tracy
2007-12-07 11:40                     ` Ingo Molnar
2007-12-07  5:42                   ` Bob Tracy
2007-12-07  9:33                   ` Ingo Molnar
2007-12-07  0:44                 ` Rafael J. Wysocki

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