Re: [BUG-rc8]: Kernel bootprocess

From: Frans Pop
Date: Wed Sep 02 2009 - 10:36:44 EST

Tej wrote:
> Recently upgraded to 2.6.3-rc8. While doing I could not able to boot,
> and boot process stop at dmesg saying something:
> ADDR_CONF (NETDEV CHANGE): eth0 interface become ready.
> message seems success only but affter pressing alt+ctl+del. machine
> boot without xserver and complete / with readonly filesystem. So I
> couldn't capture whole dmesg.
> Now: I have bisected the problem (twice), and bisect result goes to
> 0db501bd0610ee0c0aca84d927f90bcccd09e2bd is first bad commit
> Author: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> inotify: Ensure we alwasy write the terminating NULL.

Can you try with the current git mainline, or current snapshot kernel?
There have been a couple of inotify fixes committed since rc8.

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