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SubjectRe: [Danger] 2.4.14pre3-pre5: Queueing changes broken? [Re: [2.4.14-pre3] kernel: attempt to access beyond end of device]
On Tue, Oct 30, 2001 at 08:58:59PM -0800, Simon Kirby wrote:

> Something is definitely broken with the kernel here. My box was up and
> running fine with 2.4.14pre5 until I just decided to remove hdb from the
> box to move it to another box. I had:
>
> Oct 29 21:17:19 oof kernel: hda: ST360021A, ATA DISK drive
> Oct 29 21:17:19 oof kernel: hdb: IBM-DTLA-307045, ATA DISK drive
> Oct 29 21:17:19 oof kernel: hdc: Pioneer DVD-ROM ATAPIModel DVD-106S 010, ATAPI CD/DVD-ROM drive
> Oct 29 21:17:19 oof kernel: hdd: LITE-ON LTR-24102B, ATAPI CD/DVD-ROM drive
>
> I took out hdb, and I got the looping "Attempt to access beyond end of
> device" message, followed by fsck saying the filesystem had errors on the
> next boot (in which I entered single-user mode in and tried to fsck
> manually). Every normal bootup had the looping failure message.
>
> My fallback, 2.4.10pre10, boots fine with hdb missing.

Confirmed that reattaching the hdb drive makes the kernel boot up fine,
and removing it again makes it blow up. I left my null modem cable at
work so I wasn't able to get a serial console log, but I will get one
tonight.

Simon-

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