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From: Geert Uytterhoeven <Geert.Uytterhoeven@sonycom.com>
To: Tomasz Chmielewski <mangoo@wpkg.org>
Cc: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com>,
	Vivek Goyal <vgoyal@redhat.com>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Kexec Mailing List <kexec@lists.infradead.org>,
	Horms <horms@verge.net.au>
Subject: Re: why kexec insists on syncing with recent kernels?
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2008 13:36:58 +0100 (CET)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0802111335000.31167@anakin> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <47AC8F34.3020705@wpkg.org>

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On Fri, 8 Feb 2008, Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
> Randy Dunlap schrieb:
> 
> (...)
> 
> > > Even if you did -f, it must have shutdown the network. I think somehow
> > > in latest kernels there is some dependency on network and that's why
> > > not shutting down network in this case is helping you.
> > 
> > I'm seeing NFS mounts take forever to unmount (at shutdown/reboot).
> > (forever => 1 hour ... or never completes)
> > 
> > Is this similar to the problem that the OP is asking about?
> 
> Is it a diskless station?
> 
> Even in not, just make sure you don't shut the network down before NFS is
> actually unmounted...?

JFYI, on PS3, kexec works fine with NFS root.

With kind regards,
 
Geert Uytterhoeven
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  parent reply	other threads:[~2008-02-11 12:38 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-07 14:13 Tomasz Chmielewski
2008-02-07 16:37 ` Vivek Goyal
2008-02-07 16:59   ` Tomasz Chmielewski
2008-02-08 16:04     ` Vivek Goyal
2008-02-08 17:04       ` Randy Dunlap
2008-02-08 17:19         ` Tomasz Chmielewski
2008-02-08 17:26           ` Vivek Goyal
2008-02-11 12:36           ` Geert Uytterhoeven [this message]
2008-02-08  8:53 ` Geert Uytterhoeven

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