Re: Linux Kernel 2.6.6 IDE shutdown problems.

From: Justin Piszcz
Date: Sat May 15 2004 - 10:01:00 EST

ext2 on this box

From: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <B.Zolnierkiewicz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "Justin Piszcz" <jpiszcz@xxxxxxxxxxx>, linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
CC: apiszcz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: Linux Kernel 2.6.6 IDE shutdown problems.
Date: Sat, 15 May 2004 15:06:20 +0200

On Saturday 15 of May 2004 14:20, Justin Piszcz wrote:
> The problem is the 2.6.6 kernel muxed my drive and when it fscked upon
> reboot it deleted /etc/mtab and lilo.conf!

What fs are you using?

> Luckily I restored them from a backup and now run 2.6.5 and it is working
> fine.
> Linux 2.6.6 is a nightmare.
> I am looking into the benchmark problem with 2.6.6 now.
> --- In linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Justin Piszcz" <jpiszcz@xxxx> wrote:
> >Now whenever I reboot it says input/output errors when it tries to mount
> >the drive? I will look into this further.

This errors are HARMLESS and CAN'T corrupt your data.
Please see for description+fix.


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