Re: current linus bk, error mounting root

From: Jon Smirl
Date: Thu Mar 10 2005 - 10:00:03 EST

LABEL=/ / ext3 defaults 1 1
label / is on /dev/sda6

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

This is what is left on the screen when the boot fails. There is a
another line about failed to mount root machine halted.

I am still broken with using the Linus bk tree as of when I wrote this
mail. That should be all of bk6 plus anything that came in this

On Thu, 10 Mar 2005 08:50:53 +0100, Jens Axboe <axboe@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 09 2005, Jon Smirl wrote:
> > On Wed, 9 Mar 2005 22:09:26 +0100, Jens Axboe <axboe@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > probably not worth the bother, looks like barrier problems. get the
> > > serial console running instead and send the full output, I'll take a
> > > look in the morning.
> >
> > serial console boot output attached.
> Hmm ok, nothing of interest there. What does the mount error 6 and 2
> from your original mail mean? I need some more info on what fails
> specifically. What mount options are used? What partition is mounted (is
> it md or hdaX)?
> I'm not sure -bk5 had the follow up fix patch for the barrier rework,
> you should probably just retry with -bk6 first.
> --
> Jens Axboe

Jon Smirl
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