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Re: XFS as Root filesystem

To: Tan Pong Heng <pongheng@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: XFS as Root filesystem
From: Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 03 Apr 2000 08:59:35 -0500
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: Your message of "Mon, 03 Apr 2000 19:33:30 +0800
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
> Hi, I did some more testings with using XFS as root filesystem. By
> inserting some printk
> into the kernel, I was able to ascertain that the kernel hanged at the
> last stage of
> the booting process. It seem to not able to exec the init command. But,
> it does not
> seem to have failed to do so, but rather hang there trying.
> 
> I am not sure how else to debug further, any suggestion?


The root filesystem is mounted by mount_root in fs/super.c there is a loop
which walks through calling read_super for different filesystem types.
This is probably the place to add printks. 

Steve



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