On Thursday 09 June 2005 16:03, David F Barrera wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-06-09 at 15:58 -0500, Paul Larson wrote:
> > On Thu, 2005-06-09 at 15:51 -0500, David F Barrera wrote:
> > > On Thu, 2005-06-09 at 21:23 +0100, Keir Fraser wrote:
> > > > On 9 Jun 2005, at 21:13, David F Barrera wrote:
> > > > > I am unable to boot Dom0 on a machine with Reiser file
> > > > > systems. Reiser support is built into the xen0 kernel. I have
> > > > > similar setup with ext3 file systems working just fine, so I
> > > > > don't think it is a setup problem. I have tried booting with
> > > > > and without and initrd file, booting with the original Linux
> > > > > distro initrd file, etc, but nothing seems to work. I recall
> > > > > seeing a thread about ReiserFS on this list some time ago,
> > > > > but I don't remember what the resolution was. Any ideas would
> > > > > be appreciated.
> > > >
> > > > The boot log hasn't got as far as looking at the rootfs when
> > > > the problems start. It looks like things go bad as soon as the
> > > > SCSI driver starts to run. Does the same kernel work on the
> > > > same machine if you point it at an ext3 system?
> > >
> > > I have two identical machines with essentially the same setup,
> > > except one has ext3 and the other has Reiser file systems. The
> > > same kernel build works on the one that has ext3.
> > ReiserFS is working fine on my box, with both the current bitkeeper
> > tree and with last nights unstable build. From your boot log
> > though, it looks like it's breaking down in the mpt scsi driver
> > pretty badly. Does the other working machine also use this driver?
> Yes. They are identical machines.
Have you tried ext3 on the system which shows problems with reiserfs?
If these are hot swap disks, can you swap the disks witht he two
systems ans see what happens? It really looks like the "broken" one
has a scsi HW related issue.
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