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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Fix 2.5.3pre reiserfs BUG() at boot time
    On Mon, Jan 28 2002, Andi Kleen wrote:
    > On Mon, Jan 28, 2002 at 12:07:47PM +0100, Jens Axboe wrote:
    > > On Mon, Jan 28 2002, Andi Kleen wrote:
    > > > On Mon, Jan 28, 2002 at 12:02:54AM +0100, Alessandro Suardi wrote:
    > > > >
    > > > > 2.5.3-pre5 + this patch still can't boot my system. I haven't had
    > > > > time to copy down oops at boot, will do if needed.
    > > >
    > > > Please do. I cannot see anything in the patch that should prevent bootup
    > > > though, so I would also recommend a make clean and recompile first just
    > > > to make sure it isn't a broken build.
    > >
    > > Probably the kmem_cache_create 'name too long' bug that Viro pointed out
    > > to me. fs/reiserfs/super.c:init_inodecache(). Change the name passed to
    > > kmem_cache_create to something shorter.
    >
    > The patch he tried removed the check of the name length ;)

    Heh, my cover is blown -- I didn't read it :-)

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    Jens Axboe

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