Re: current linus bk, error mounting root

From: Jens Axboe
Date: Tue Mar 15 2005 - 10:49:21 EST

On Tue, Mar 15 2005, Jon Smirl wrote:
> 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
> pause.
> I am using Fedora Core 3 un modified except for the addition of the 1
> second pause.

If the /dev showup timing is a problem, you were just lucky that it
worked before and I don't consider it a kernel issue.

Jens Axboe

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