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    SubjectRe: 3.4.0-02580-g72c04af regression on sparc64 - partitions not recognized
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    On Mon, May 28, 2012 at 9:46 AM, Eldad Zack <eldadzack@gmail.com> wrote:
    >
    > On Fri, 25 May 2012, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
    >> On Friday, May 25, 2012, Alan Stern wrote:
    >> > On Fri, 25 May 2012, James Bottomley wrote:
    >> >
    >> > Whether or not the boot kernel can have modular drivers isn't clear to me;
    >>
    >> It can, but then the code in question is irrelevant and the resume has to
    >> be triggered in a different way.  For example, by writing to
    >> /sys/power/resume from the initrd boot scripts.
    >>
    >> > I don't know when the check for a valid image in the swap area is carried
    >> > out in relation to starting up the initramfs task.
    >>
    >> This particular one is carried out before the initrd is loaded.
    >
    > I just got hit by this one too, but on x86 qemu. There's no initrd, and all
    > the modules are built in.
    >
    > With commit a7a20d103994fd760766e6c9d494daa569cbfe06 the kernel doesn't
    > get to the point where it reads the partition table.
    >
    > If it's of any help, I can provide more details.

    Yes, please send the qemu config details.

    The proposed fix for 3.5 is here:
    http://marc.info/?l=linux-scsi&m=133796775807498&w=2

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    Dan
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