Re: current linus bk, error mounting root

From: Steven Cole
Date: Wed Mar 09 2005 - 15:55:01 EST

Jon Smirl wrote:
On Wed, 09 Mar 2005 12:16:44 -0500, Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Jon Smirl wrote:

Something in the last 24hrs in linus bk broke my ability to mount root:

Creating root device
Mounting root filesystem
mount: error 6 mounting ext3
mount: error 2 mounting none
Switching to new root
Switchroot: mount failed 22
umount /initrd/dev failed: 2

If I back off a day everything works again.

Root is on Intel ICH5 SATA drive.

dmesg output?

Can you verify that -bk4 works, and -bk5 breaks?

bk4 works. I don't have a serial port hooked up so there is no way to
get dmesg, but I don't see anything obvious on the screen scrolling

I'll check bk5 next.

It would be much more convenient if the bkN releases were tagged in Linus bk.

Yes, and name them -preN instead. ;)

I had a slightly different problem mounting root with an earlier -mm, which
was fixed by setting CONFIG_BASE_FULL=y. I saw that option enter the
Linus tree recently, so that might be something you could try.

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