Re: 2.6.31-rc5 regression: hd don't show up

From: Maxim Levitsky
Date: Fri Sep 04 2009 - 18:33:24 EST

On Sat, 2009-09-05 at 00:06 +0200, Tim Blechmann wrote:
> >>>>>> booting the machine today, one hd is missing again ... bootlog attached
> >>>>> Hmmm... strange. I don't really see how it could be escaping. Can
> >>>>> you please apply the attached patch? It still won't change the
> >>>>> behavior but should be able to catch where it's escaping.
> >>>> attached you find two bootlogs, for a correct boot, and with one hd
> >>>> missing ...
> >>> Heh heh, this is getting a bit embarrassing. Seems like I wasn't
> >>> looking at the right path. Can you please try this one too? If it
> >>> says "XXX D7 pulldown quick exit path" and then succeed to probe,
> >>> that's the previous failure case so you don't need to keep trying to
> >>> reproduce the problem.
> >>
> >> i've attached the two boot logs again ...
> >
> > Okay, it was another wrong guess. Can you please try this one?
> unfortunately, i haven't been able to get a bootlog of a failure the
> issue after rebooting like 20 times with yesterday's linus/master.
> once i couldn't boot, since the root hd wasn't found, so i don't think,
> the issue is solved, it just doesn't show very frequently ...
> the bootlog of a working system is attached, if i experience another
> issue, i will send you another bootlog. since i am out of town for a few
> days, it may take some time, though ...
> tim

Note, that I did see this once on my desktop, few weeks ago, but only
(After a reboot, everything did work fine)

Best regards,
Maxim Levitsky

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