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    SubjectRe: Update - Ramdisks and tmpfs problems
    What kernel version are you using on those smp+multi tmpfs boxes? What
    hardware?

    Geoffeg

    This one time, at band camp, Sean Hunter wrote:
    > Just a data point: I have been using multiple tmpfs bind mounts for some time
    > on smp without this problem.
    >
    > none on /dev/shm type tmpfs (rw,nosuid,nodev,mode=1777,size=256M)
    > /dev/shm on /tmp type none (rw,bind)
    > /dev/shm on /usr/tmp type none (rw,bind)
    >
    > Never had a reboot fail for this reason.
    >
    > Sean
    >
    >
    > On Wed, Apr 10, 2002 at 10:23:43AM -0400, Geoffrey Gallaway wrote:
    > > I finally found the problem, which appears to be a combination of things:
    > >
    > > Multiple tmpfs mounts and SMP.
    > >
    > > I am using a Dual Intel PIII 1Ghz box. When I use a SMP kernel AND do
    > > multiple tmpfs mounts (mount --bind /dev/shm/etc /etc; mount --bind
    > > /dev/shm/var /var) the machine goes into a reset loop. HOWEVER, when I use a
    > > non-SMP kernel and still do multiple tmpfs mounts OR when I use a SMP kernel
    > > and do only one tmpfs mount, the machine boots fine. Every once in a while
    > > (1 out of 20 times?) the machine would boot fine with a SMP kernel and
    > > multiple tmpfs mounts. Is this a timing issue?
    > >
    > > If I can help to nail down this (apparent) bug more, please let me know.
    > >
    > > Thanks,
    > > Geoffeg
    > >
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