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SubjectRe: [PATCH] fix for initrd breakage in 2.5.13+
On Wed, May 15, 2002 at 12:53:31PM -0400, James Bottomley wrote:
> initrd was completely broken by your change set 1.447.69.4 ([PATCH] (4/6)
> blksize_size[] removal). As part of this change, you completely divorced the
> ramdisk from the setup parameter rd_blocksize, so it now has the default 512
> byte block size and thus initrd fails to mount.

Al has a far nicer patch for this, which works for me. Al?

Date: Mon, 6 May 2002 03:03:04 -0400 (EDT)
From: Alexander Viro <viro@math.psu.edu>
To: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@transmeta.com>
cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH] rd.c blocksize fix

(fallout from blksize_size[] removal)

rd.c depends on exact value of blocksize being set from the very
beginning.

--- drivers/block/rd.c Fri May 3 03:26:05 2002
+++ /tmp/rd.c Mon May 6 03:00:00 2002
@@ -376,6 +376,7 @@
rd_bdev[unit] = bdget(kdev_t_to_nr(inode->i_rdev));
rd_bdev[unit]->bd_openers++;
rd_bdev[unit]->bd_inode->i_mapping->a_ops = &ramdisk_aops;
+ rd_bdev[unit]->bd_block_size = rd_blocksize;
}

return 0;
--
Russell King (rmk@arm.linux.org.uk) The developer of ARM Linux
http://www.arm.linux.org.uk/personal/aboutme.html

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