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SubjectRe: Linux 2.6.35
On Sun, 01 Aug 2010 22:31:02 -0400 Donald Parsons wrote:

> 2.6.35 still fails to boot for me, as first reported here:
> http://lkml.indiana.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/1007.3/01144.html
>
> I've manually bisected it down to around May 20 between
> 2.6.34-git4 (boots) and 2.6.34-git5 (boot fails)
> Also -git[23] boot, and -git8, -rc[126], rc6-git[136] all fail.
>
> Unfortunately first time I tried was with 2.6.35-rc6 and
> it failed to boot.
>
> Failure when switching from initramfs to real /root?
> Removing kernel "quiet" param appears to show several
> lines listing:
>
> usb drives/hubs? followed by
> dracut switching root (when booting works)
> or
> usb drives/hubs? followed by
> (missing dracut... line)
> No root device found
> Boot has failed, sleeping forever. (when it does not boot)
>
> Grub, typical entry:
> title Fedora (2.6.35)
> root (hd0,0)
> kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.35 ro
> root=UUID=686dc496-8814-4c36-8fb7-5ded2916e825 rhgb
> SYSFONT=latarcyrheb-sun16 LANG=en_US.UTF-8 KEYTABLE=us
> rdblacklist=nouveau init=/sbin/bootchartd
> initrd /initramfs-2.6.35.img
>
>
> My boot failure seems to be different than other two reported
> in the thread "2.6.35-rc6-git6: Reported regressions from 2.6.34"
> under Bug #16173 and #16228
> http://lkml.indiana.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/1008.0/00080.html
>
> System is up to date Fedora 12 on Asus P5B Deluxe, Core2 6600 2.4GHz
>
> 00:1f.2 SATA controller: Intel Corporation 82801HR/HO/HH (ICH8R/DO/DH)
> 6 port SATA AHCI Controller (rev 02)
> 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation G70 [GeForce 7600
> GT] (rev a1)
> 03:00.0 SATA controller: JMicron Technologies, Inc. 20360/20363 Serial
> ATA Controller (rev 02)
>
> Using 2.6.34.1 shows
> # lsmod | grep ata
> ata_generic 3427 0
> pata_acpi 3227 0
> pata_jmicron 2547 0
> libata 157450 4 ata_generic,pata_acpi,pata_jmicron,ahci
> scsi_mod 147895 5 sg,sd_mod,sr_mod,usb_storage,libata
>
> The .config's were made from 2.6.34.1/.config using oldconfig and enter
> key (defaults for any questions).

Please post the 2.6.35 .config file.


> Updating BIOS from 1232 to 1238 (latest) gave no change.
> Tried gcc's 4.4.4, 4.5.0, and 4.5.1 with no change.
>
> Thanks for any help,
> Don

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