Re: current linus bk, error mounting root

From: Jon Smirl
Date: Tue Mar 15 2005 - 10:40:50 EST

Is this problem still being tracked?

I have figured out a work around of adding a 1 second pause in nash
after the ata_piix driver is loaded. Something has changed in the
driver initialization timing such that later stages of boot try to
access the driver before the driver has created the device without the

I am using Fedora Core 3 un modified except for the addition of the 1
second pause.

On Thu, 10 Mar 2005 17:29:19 +0100, Jens Axboe <axboe@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 10 2005, Jon Smirl wrote:
> > On Thu, 10 Mar 2005 17:01:55 +0100, Jens Axboe <axboe@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > what are the major/minor numbers of /dev/root?
> >
> >
> > If I boot on a working system it is 8,5
> I see no /dev/sda detected in your system from the dmesg. Ahh this is
> where it panics on loading ata_piix I suppose, can't you capture that
> panic with the serial console as well?
> --
> Jens Axboe

Jon Smirl
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