Re: 2.6.20-rc2: known unfixed regressions

From: Adrian Bunk
Date: Fri Dec 29 2006 - 07:58:47 EST

On Thu, Dec 28, 2006 at 08:51:06PM -0800, David Miller wrote:
> From: "Horst H. von Brand" <vonbrand@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Thu, 28 Dec 2006 22:36:02 -0300
> > Adrian Bunk <bunk@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > This email lists some known regressions in 2.6.20-rc2 compared to 2.6.19.
> >
> > Add that on SPARC64 boot fails due to missing /dev/root. Vanilla 2.6.19 and
> > work fine, before 2.6.20-rc1 it broke. I checked the initrds for
> > both versions, the only difference "diff -Nur" finds between the unpacked
> > initrds are the modules themselves (obviously).
> Did you report this will all relevant details on sparclinux@vger
> so that the sparc64 maintainers can analyze the problem?
> I didn't see the report there else I would be looking into it.

I did copy the email to both sparclinux and you when I asked Horst
whether it's still present in the latest kernel, and therefore his
answer that it does the day before yesterday should have reached you.

The thread is "Re: 2.6.19 (current from git) on SPARC64: Can't mount /".

Is there anything I can improve to catch your intention?
Is "reply with fullquote + question + adding Cc's" somehow suboptimal?



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