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Re: 2.6.27.[0,2] problems (v. 2.6.26.5): Samba & root-read-only

To: Linda Walsh <lkml@xxxxxxxxx>, LKML <linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: 2.6.27.[0,2] problems (v. 2.6.26.5): Samba & root-read-only
From: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2008 09:42:35 +1100
In-reply-to: <20081022223005.GV18495@disturbed>
Mail-followup-to: Linda Walsh <lkml@xxxxxxxxx>, LKML <linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
References: <48FED90F.7030809@xxxxxxxxx> <20081022223005.GV18495@disturbed>
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)
On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 09:30:05AM +1100, Dave Chinner wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 12:41:03AM -0700, Linda Walsh wrote:
> > I am having to stay at 2.6.26.5 for now on my main home server.
> >
> > Going to 2.6.27 (and just trying 2.6.27.2), I'm have two VERY weird (would
> > appear to be user-land probs from symptoms), problems. 
> >
> > 1) Samba -- the system is a Samba domain controller.  When I boot using
> > the 2.6.27.2 kernel (or .0 before), I can no longer mount any file systems
> > from my windows client. 
> .....
> >
> > 2) My root disk comes up READ-ONLY.  It uses XFS.  I am NOT able to remount
> > read/write (mount -o remount,rw /, fails writing to Read-only /etc/mtab,
> > mount -n -o remount,rw doesn't give an error message, but doesn't make the
> > drive R/W.  Root fs is on an adaptec FAST-SCSI (80MB/s) with an 18MB Seagate
> > (root, disk is oldest disk on the system). 
> 
> That XFS problem should be fixed in 2.6.27.3, whenever that is going
> to be released. It was sent and ACK'd by the stable team a week ago,
> but for some reason missed 2.6.27.2.

2.6.27.3 was released as I was writing this, so the fix is available
now.

Cheers,

Dave.
-- 
Dave Chinner
david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx

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