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SubjectRe: Linux 2.6.20-rc7
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Hi;

31 Oca 2007 Çar tarihinde şunları yazmıştınız:
> In other words, please do give it a good testing. We should have fixed the
> nasty stuff on Adrian's list (and here's another thanks to Adrian for
> keeping me on my toes!) and it's all good. But please give it a quick
> shake-down to make sure that nothing silly happened while fixing the bad
> stuff.

For me, both 2.6.20-rc6 and 2.6.20-rc7 fails while booting with initramfs
(initramfs that uses busybox) with "request_module: runaway loop modprobe
binfmt-0000" error.

So i modified kmod.c with [1] to get dump_stack, here is the picture taken
with [2] dump_stack enabled one with description below.

And here is the some observations that i made;

* Booting without an initramfs works,
* Booting with converted initrd from failed initramfs's content works,
* Booting with "Hello world" type initramfs described
in "Documentation/filesystems/ramfs-rootfs-initramfs.txt" works,

But what is not working is busybox binaries inside the _initramfs_, modifiying
our init shell script to use staticly linked bash with confirms that, bash
script interpretted without a problem by staticaly linked bash until
busybox's mount binary called inside the initramfs.

First i thought somehow busybox is broken but copying initramfs's content into
initrd works without a problem and also same binaries are working with 2.6.18
so i think its a regression in kernel but of course im not sure :), if you
need more information please ask.

[1] http://www.mail-archive.com/linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org/msg109266.html
[2] http://cekirdek.uludag.org.tr/~caglar/error.png

Cheers
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S.Çağlar Onur <caglar@pardus.org.tr>
http://cekirdek.pardus.org.tr/~caglar/

Linux is like living in a teepee. No Windows, no Gates and an Apache in house!
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