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    SubjectRe: 2.6.39 Block layer regression was [Bug] Boot hangs with 2.6.39-rc[123]]
    On 2011-04-21 20:30, Christian Kujau wrote:
    > Linus Torvalds wrote on 2011-04-21 10:59 :
    >> As of right now, all _known_ block bugs should be fixed in the stuff I
    >> just pushed out, with the current top-of-tree being the merge of the
    >> IDE CD endless loop issue and the NULL ptr oops at elevator change
    >> time:
    > OK, thanks.
    >> That said, that udevd message of yours would imply a full root
    >> filesystem, which can cause any amount of issues at boot time..
    > My /dev is mounted as udev and is 10MB in size, which is more than
    > enough for kernels < 2.6.39. But with 2.6.39 something changed and
    > /dev/.udev/queue.bin is growing to 7 MB and more, udevd is spinning like
    > crazy and the OOM is reaping processes.
    > I'm currently in the middle of a bisect, with 11 steps to go on this
    > PowerBook G4 :-\

    Please try Linus -git as of now, it could be the excessive udev events
    for media change that is causing your problem.

    Jens Axboe

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