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From: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
To: lkml@pengaru.com
Cc: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com>,
	clemens@dwf.com, LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: Still cant boot 2.6.20
Date: Sun, 11 Feb 2007 09:37:15 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20070211083715.GB943@1wt.eu> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20070211073731.GQ5762@shells.gnugeneration.com>

On Sun, Feb 11, 2007 at 01:37:31AM -0600, lkml@pengaru.com wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 10, 2007 at 11:12:34PM -0800, Randy Dunlap wrote:
> > On Sun, 11 Feb 2007 01:02:47 -0600 lkml@pengaru.com wrote:
> > 
> > > I don't see CONFIG_BLK_DEV_INITRD=y
> > > 
> > > Regards,
> > > Vito Caputo
> > > 
> > > BTW, this isnt the appropriate place for asking this type of question...
> > 
> > Please explain why not.
> > 
> > And please delete large parts of email that are not needed in replies
> > (like the .config).
> > Thanks.
> > 
> 
> I was under the impression that lkml is for kernel development, not basic help
> with configuring your kernel.
> 
> >From the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/#s3-8
> 
>  "Remember that this is a list for the discussion of kernel development."

You are right, but development also needs feedback. Until the user notices
it is just a configuration error, it is perfectly possible that his problem
is caused by a recently introduced bug. You reply put the finger on the
error (missing CONFIG_BLK_DEV_INITRD). That's perfect. He would be off-topic
if he went back asking "how do I add this option ?".

> Regards,
> Vito Caputo

Regards,
Willy


  reply	other threads:[~2007-02-11  8:37 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-11  6:20 clemens
2007-02-11  7:02 ` lkml
2007-02-11  7:12   ` Randy Dunlap
2007-02-11  7:37     ` lkml
2007-02-11  8:37       ` Willy Tarreau [this message]
2007-02-11 17:16         ` Randy Dunlap
     [not found] <fa.lMccRNOAss6zgWj6JUPSrPO11PY@ifi.uio.no>
2007-02-11  7:23 ` Robert Hancock

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