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Re: problems with xfs as root fs

To: Michael Wahlbrink <x_miw@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: problems with xfs as root fs
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>
Date: 20 May 2002 15:27:58 -0500
Cc: linux-xfs <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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What was the exact error message that you got on the panic?

Also, does the promise controller do write caching?


On Mon, 2002-05-20 at 15:10, Michael Wahlbrink wrote:
> hi,
> on my 'new' linux-box i've set up an linuxfromscatch system with xfs as 
> root fs on an promise ide raid controller (using /dev/ataraid/dXpY). I 
> use the kernel 2.4.18 with the xfs 1.1 patch.
> Often after a (obviously clean) shutdown I have problems with booting 
> into my system. I get a kernel panic saying thast there is something 
> wrong with the log of the xfs filesystem. Than I must reboot with my old 
> SCSI disk and run xfs_repair (often with the -L option ;-( ) to get the 
> system running again.
> Some hints what's wrong there? And how to get a working xfs-system 
> without emergency partition ?
> regards
> micha
Eric Sandeen      XFS for Linux     http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs
sandeen@xxxxxxx   SGI, Inc.

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