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From: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com>
To: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
Cc: lkml@pengaru.com, clemens@dwf.com, LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: Still cant boot 2.6.20
Date: Sun, 11 Feb 2007 09:16:02 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <45CF4F52.7030509@oracle.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20070211083715.GB943@1wt.eu>

Willy Tarreau wrote:
> 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.

We also value feedback and problem reports from testers.
That's all this was until your diagnosis.

>> >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 ?".

-- 
~Randy
*** Remember to use Documentation/SubmitChecklist when testing your code ***

  reply	other threads:[~2007-02-11 17:19 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
2007-02-11 17:16         ` Randy Dunlap [this message]
     [not found] <fa.lMccRNOAss6zgWj6JUPSrPO11PY@ifi.uio.no>
2007-02-11  7:23 ` Robert Hancock

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