Re: 2.6.19-rc3-mm1 -- missing network adaptors
From: Greg KH
Date: Tue Oct 31 2006 - 02:14:36 EST
On Tue, Oct 31, 2006 at 07:54:02AM +0100, Mike Galbraith wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-10-30 at 22:37 -0800, Martin J. Bligh wrote:
> > Mike Galbraith wrote:
> > > On Mon, 2006-10-30 at 21:14 +0100, Cornelia Huck wrote:
> > >
> > >> Maybe the initscripts have problems coping with the new layout
> > >> (symlinks instead of real devices)?
> > >
> > > SuSE's /sbin/getcfg for one uses libsysfs, which apparently doesn't
> > > follow symlinks (bounces off symlink and does nutty stuff instead). If
> > > any of the boxen you're having troubles with use libsysfs in their init
> > > stuff, that's likely the problem.
> > If that is what's happening, then the problem is breaking previously
> > working boxes by changing a userspace API. I don't know exactly which
> > patch broke it, but reverting all Greg's patches (except USB) from
> > -mm fixes the issue.
> I just straced /sbin/getcfg again, and confirmed that that is indeed
> what is still happening here. It's a known issue (for SuSE at least).
Ick, is this 10.1? Or 10.2? Or something else?
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