Re: [patch 3/4] fastboot: make the raid autodetect code wait forall devices to init

From: Arjan van de Ven
Date: Sun Jul 20 2008 - 19:31:42 EST

On Mon, 21 Jul 2008 09:06:36 +1000
Neil Brown <neilb@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> if (driver_probe_done() != 0) {
> printk("md: Waiting for all devices to be available before
> autodetect\n" "md: If you don't boot off raid, use
> raid=noautodetect\n"); do

how about this patch?

From: Arjan van de Ven <arjan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 20 Jul 2008 16:30:29 -0700
Subject: [PATCH] fastboot: make the RAID autostart code print a message just before waiting

As requested/suggested by Neil Brown: make the raid code print that it's
about to wait for probing to be done as well as give a suggestion on how
to disable the probing if the user doesn't use raid.

Signed-off-by: Arjan van de Ven <arjan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
init/do_mounts_md.c | 4 +++-
1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/init/do_mounts_md.c b/init/do_mounts_md.c
index c0412a9..2ab122a 100644
--- a/init/do_mounts_md.c
+++ b/init/do_mounts_md.c
@@ -275,7 +275,9 @@ void __init md_run_setup(void)
* Since we don't want to detect and use half a raid array, we need to
* wait for the known devices to complete their probing
- while (driver_probe_done() != 0)
+ printk(KERN_INFO "md: Waiting for all devices to be available before autodetect\n");
+ printk(KERN_INFO "md: If you don't use raid, use raid=noautodetect\n");
+ while (driver_probe_done())
int fd = sys_open("/dev/md0", 0, 0);
if (fd >= 0) {

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at