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Re: Lilo hanging in XFS development tree

To: Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Lilo hanging in XFS development tree
From: Chaitanya Tumuluri <chait@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 04 Oct 2000 11:45:48 -0400
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: Your message of "Wed, 04 Oct 2000 09:30:04 CDT." <200010041430.JAA09074@jen.americas.sgi.com>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
On Wed, 04 Oct 2000 09:30:04 CDT, Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>I want to send this one your way, not sure why, but the latest kernels
>from the development tree cause a hang in lilo.
>               <stuff deleted>
>All the same page, but different devices and block numbers - this could
>be a red herring though.
>This is repeatable - even on a kernel where XFS has not even been loaded
>in. Something in ll_rw_blk.c is probably at fault here. Root and /boot are
>both on ext2 on /dev/sda.


I've been trying for a while to reproduce this with t-o-t kernels from the
development tree and haven't had much success. Among the possiblities you
mentioned earlier, I'm starting to think that its something localized to 
your workarea ?

Has anyone else seen this lilo weirdness with the latest kernels?


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