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Re: XFS as Root filesystem

To: "Steve Lord" <lord@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: XFS as Root filesystem
From: "Tan Pong Heng" <pongheng@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 4 Apr 2000 07:00:23 +0800
Cc: <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <200004031359.IAA31585@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
Already done that, that is why I am certain that the hang occur after the
successful
mount. The last place I checked was in main.c which was trying to do
"exec(init...)"
it never reach the printk after all the possible init path. (Or, it may be
taking too long
for me to notice...)

----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Lord" <lord@xxxxxxx>
To: "Tan Pong Heng" <pongheng@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, April 03, 2000 9:59 PM
Subject: Re: XFS as Root filesystem


> > 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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