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SubjectRe: Linux-2.4.0-test6
On Thu, Aug 10, 2000 at 09:40:42PM +0200, Peter Enderborg wrote:
> Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > - loopback shouldn't deadlock
> Is not much better, now i can run the reboot program, but is not rebooting.
> (It can not unmount filsystems)

Not so pessimistic. And not so vague.

Deadlock is a global problem, a problem in the interaction of
subsystems. It can be subtle.
Not being able to unmount sounds like a local problem - perhaps easy
to fix, especially if you can come up with a sequence of commands
that reproducibly evokes it.


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