Re: 2.6.10-rc2 doesn't boot

From: Adrian Bunk
Date: Mon Nov 15 2004 - 00:42:02 EST

On Sun, Nov 14, 2004 at 08:48:22PM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Mon, 15 Nov 2004, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > io scheduler deadline registered
> > io scheduler cfq registered
> >
> > ----> 2.6.10-rc2 stops here
> >
> > loop: loaded (max 8 devices)
> Strange. There is not a lot in between those two registrations. The "cfq
> registered" comes from cfq_init(), and the "loop: loaded" thing comes from
> loop_init(), and in between them in the link there is just floppy.o.
> And I don't see that _any_ of those three has changed. Yes, cfq got an
> __exit added to its exit function, and floppy got __initdata added, but
> neither of those should make any difference what-so-ever.
> Just for interest, what happens if you disable floppy support? It doesn't
> look like you have a floppy on that system..


I don't have a floppy and floppy support is disabled in the BIOS.

And thinking about it, I had exactly the same problem in -mm three
months ago (the thread subject was "2.6.8-rc4-mm1 doesn't boot").
(I didn't think it might be the same problem again since this was so
long ago...).

It seems Bjorns "PCI: remove unconditional PCI ACPI IRQ routing" was
merged now into your tree, but his patch to fix floppy.c wasn't

> Linus



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