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From: Bill Davidsen <davidsen@tmr.com>
To: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Linux Kernel 2.6.6 IDE shutdown problems.
Date: Mon, 17 May 2004 18:25:51 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <c8bdqv$lib$1@gatekeeper.tmr.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <200405151506.20765.bzolnier@elka.pw.edu.pl>

Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:
> On Saturday 15 of May 2004 14:20, Justin Piszcz wrote:
> 
>>The problem is the 2.6.6 kernel muxed my drive and when it fscked upon
>>reboot it deleted /etc/mtab and lilo.conf!
> 
> 
> What fs are you using?
> 
> 
>>Luckily I restored them from a backup and now run 2.6.5 and it is working
>>fine.
>>
>>Linux 2.6.6 is a nightmare.
>>
>>I am looking into the benchmark problem with 2.6.6 now.
>>
>>--- In linux-kernel@yahoogroups.com, "Justin Piszcz" <jpiszcz@h...> wrote:
>>
>>>Now whenever I reboot it says input/output errors when it tries to mount
>>>the drive? I will look into this further.
> 
> 
> This errors are HARMLESS and CAN'T corrupt your data.
> Please see http://bugme.osdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2672 for description+fix.

I would think that if the drive didn't properly flush cache on shutdown 
that it might cause corruption. Feel free to tell me no drive would 
bahave like that ;-)

-- 
    -bill davidsen (davidsen@tmr.com)
"The secret to procrastination is to put things off until the
  last possible moment - but no longer"  -me

  reply	other threads:[~2004-05-17 22:29 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2004-05-15 12:20 Justin Piszcz
2004-05-15 13:06 ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2004-05-17 22:25   ` Bill Davidsen [this message]
2004-05-24  2:41     ` Tom Vier
2004-05-24  3:09       ` Daniel Pittman
2004-05-24 17:16       ` Eric D. Mudama
2004-05-25  9:05         ` Giuliano Pochini
2004-05-25 15:03           ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2004-05-26 10:21             ` Ian Stirling
2004-05-25 17:02           ` Eric D. Mudama
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2004-05-15 14:59 Justin Piszcz
2004-05-15 12:02 Justin Piszcz

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