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From: Greg KH <gregkh@suse.de>
To: David Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, kay.sievers@vrfy.org
Subject: Re: partition sysfs OOPS in current GIT
Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2008 22:44:07 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080207064407.GA22963@suse.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080206.220544.238067538.davem@davemloft.net>

On Wed, Feb 06, 2008 at 10:05:44PM -0800, David Miller wrote:
> From: Greg KH <gregkh@suse.de>
> Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2008 21:47:38 -0800
> 
> > On Wed, Feb 06, 2008 at 08:06:18PM -0800, David Miller wrote:
> > > I redid the bisect to make sure it absolutely was that specific
> > > changeset, and it is.
> > 
> > Thanks for doing that, I'll let you know when I have a patch to test.
> 
> I found the problem, it's the "whole_disk" partition attribute.
> 
> Look in fs/partitions/check.c:add_partition() where it tests the
> ADDPART_FLAG_WHOLEDISK flag.

So, if you just comment out that whole "if (flags &
ADDPART_FLAG_WHOLEDISK)" chunk, does the oops go away?  I think that is
the real solution here as I don't see what this attribute is supposed to
be showing.

thanks,

greg k-h

  parent reply	other threads:[~2008-02-07  6:39 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 30+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-06 23:26 David Miller
2008-02-06 23:31 ` Greg KH
2008-02-06 23:37   ` David Miller
2008-02-06 23:48     ` David Miller
2008-02-06 23:59     ` Greg KH
2008-02-07  0:02       ` David Miller
2008-02-07  0:09         ` Greg KH
2008-02-07  0:29           ` David Miller
2008-02-07  4:06           ` David Miller
2008-02-07  5:47             ` Greg KH
2008-02-07  6:05               ` David Miller
2008-02-07  6:38                 ` Greg KH
2008-02-07  6:38                   ` David Miller
2008-02-07  6:42                 ` Greg KH
2008-02-07  6:39                   ` David Miller
2008-02-07  6:58                     ` Greg KH
2008-02-07  7:00                     ` Greg KH
2008-02-07  7:11                       ` David Miller
2008-02-07  7:18                         ` Greg KH
2008-02-07  7:33                           ` David Miller
2008-02-07  7:43                             ` Greg KH
2008-02-07  7:20                         ` Greg KH
2008-02-07  7:24                           ` David Miller
2008-02-07  7:42                             ` Greg KH
2008-02-07  6:44                 ` Greg KH [this message]
2008-02-07  6:42                   ` David Miller
2008-02-06 23:57   ` Andrew Morton
2008-02-07  0:07     ` Greg KH
2008-02-06 23:42 ` Oops figures Jan Engelhardt
2008-02-06 23:47   ` David Miller

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