From: Andrew Morton
Date: Tue Mar 30 2004 - 14:38:54 EST
Jesse Barnes <jbarnes@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wednesday 17 March 2004 8:14 pm, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.5-rc1/2.6
> > - Dropped the early-x86-cpu-detection patches, as these appear to be the
> > source of recent early-crash problems.
> > - Several fixes against the new writeback code.
> > - Several fixes against the new block unplugging code.
> I just tracked down a hang I've been seeing in the 2.6.5-rcX-mm trees to this
> release. The symptom is that the machine hangs sometime during init script
> startup, usually at around the time swap space is enabled (using pretty stock
> Red Hat scripts). Before I look into it any further, are there any patches
> that I should look at dropping to see if the hang goes away?
> The hang occurs all the way through 2.6.5-rc3-mm1, but Linus' 2.6.5-rc3
> release works fine.
I don't see anything especially hangy in 2.6.5-rc1-mm2 - maybe it's
something which was sucked in via one of the "external trees". rc3-mm1
boots OK on my ia64 box.
Do you not have the means to work out where things are stuck at?
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