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From: "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@sisk.pl>
To: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Bob Tracy <rct@gherkin.frus.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, Richard Henderson <rth@twiddle.net>,
	Ivan Kokshaysky <ink@jurassic.park.msu.ru>
Subject: Re: [BUG] 2.6.23-rc3 can't see sd partitions on Alpha
Date: Sun, 25 Nov 2007 13:15:17 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <200711251315.17989.rjw@sisk.pl> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20071124223835.ddd5f6e4.akpm@linux-foundation.org>

On Sunday, 25 of November 2007, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Sat, 17 Nov 2007 23:20:36 -0600 (CST) rct@gherkin.frus.com (Bob Tracy) wrote:
> 
> > Completely reproducible... 2.6.23-rc3 kernel boots, and normal messages
> > are seen on console as far as disks found and partitions on each.  However,
> > once /dev is populated and the boottime scripts attempt to check filesystem
> > status, no partitions on either of the two disks attached to the SCSI
> > controller are seen.  Dropping into a single-user root shell confirms
> > the sudden "blindness": fdisk can't open /dev/sda.
> > 
> > When I reboot on 2.6.24-rc2, everything works normally.
> > 
> > System environment is Debian Etch.  Both 2.6.24-rc2 and -rc3 were built
> > from the respective unaltered kernel.org source trees, using the same
> > kernel configuration modulo saying "no" to CONFIG_SENSORS_I5K_AMB and
> > CONFIG_PID_NS in -rc3.  No problems with -rc3 on a x86 box.
> 
> Could be something change in sysfs.  Please double-check the config
> options, make sure that something important didn't get disabled.
> 
> Failing that, it would be great if you could bisect this down to the
> offending commit.  http://www.kernel.org/doc/local/git-quick.html has help.
> 
> Richard, Ivan: have you seen anything like this?
> 
> Meanwhile, I guess we should track this as another post-2.6.23 regression
> please.

Added to the list, http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=9457 .

Thanks,
Rafael

  reply	other threads:[~2007-11-25 11:57 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 [this message]
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
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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