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SubjectRe: loop problems continue in 2.4.3
On Sat, Apr 07 2001, Ian Eure wrote:
> i'm still having loopback problems with linux 2.4.3, even though they
> were supposed to be fixed. it doesn't deadlock my maching right away
> anymore, but instead causes a kernel panic after 4-6 uses of the loop
> device.
> the message i get is: "Kernel panic: Invalid blocksize passed to
> set_blocksize"
> 100% reproducable. has anyone else seen this?
> i did compile with gcc 2.92.3, and i have hedrick's ide patches
> applied.
> anyone else see this?

Nope, please add a printk like before set_blocksize in
drivers/block/loop.c and print the bs info, like so

printk("loop: setting %d bs for %s\n", bs, kdevname(inode->i_rdev));
set_blocksize(dev, bs);

Jens Axboe

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