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From: Jens Axboe <>
To: Keith Busch <>,
	"Ahmed S. Darwish" <>
Cc:, Sagi Grimberg <>,
	Chaitanya Kulkarni <>,
Subject: Re: v5.9-rc1 commit reliably breaks pci nvme detection
Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2020 09:35:38 -0600
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On 8/17/20 9:58 AM, Jens Axboe wrote:
> On 8/17/20 8:56 AM, Keith Busch wrote:
>> On Mon, Aug 17, 2020 at 03:50:11PM +0200, Ahmed S. Darwish wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> Below v5.9-rc1 commit reliably breaks my boot on a Thinkpad e480
>>> laptop. PCI nvme detection fails, and the kernel becomes not able
>>> anymore to find the rootfs / parse "root=".
>>> Bisecting v5.8=>v5.9-rc1 blames that commit. Reverting it *reliably*
>>> fixes the problem and makes me able to boot v5.9-rc1.
>> The fix is staged in the nvme tree here:
> That would have been nice to have in -rc1...

And now we're getting very close to shipping items for -rc2, and it's still
not in. Can we please get the nvme pull request out for -rc2?

Jens Axboe

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Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-08-17 13:50 Ahmed S. Darwish
2020-08-17 15:56 ` Keith Busch
2020-08-17 15:58   ` Jens Axboe
2020-08-20 15:35     ` Jens Axboe [this message]
2020-08-20 17:07       ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2020-08-20 17:10         ` Jens Axboe
2020-08-20 17:12           ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-08-20 17:14             ` Jens Axboe
2020-08-21  7:28             ` John Garry

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