Re: [RFC][PATCH] inotify 0.8.1 [u]
From: Martin Schlemmer [c]
Date: Mon Aug 23 2004 - 15:42:24 EST
On Thu, 2004-08-19 at 06:32, John McCutchan wrote:
> I am resubmitting inotify for comments and review. Inotify has
> changed drastically from the earlier proposal that Al Viro did not
> approve of. There is no longer any use of (device number, inode number)
> pairs. Please give this version of inotify a fresh view.
I applied this to 18.104.22.168 and most of -mm4's patches - it applied
cleanly and compiled fine.
I use devicemapper to stripe two 80gb sata drives on intel sata
controller, using initramfs.
Now when I boot, I see something like:
BIOS EDD facility v0.16 2004-Jun-25, 2 devices found
Freeing unused kernel memory: 264k freed
inotify device opened
dm ioctl error or such
Which then results in a panic as the dm volumes cannot be setup
and no / found by kernel. So basically it seems like inotify
mess with dm in some way or other - any quick ideas what it
I do not have serial console, so if you need a more complete log,
just let me know from where abouts I should start, and if any
debugging should be turned on, etc.
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