Re: /proc/partitions hosed

Alan Cox (
Mon, 24 Sep 2001 13:26:13 +0100 (BST)

> It didn't get trough the boot-sequence (RedHat-7.1).
> After some investigation it turned out that it hang in
> the kudzu script, and further on also in the netfs script.
> The programs `/usr/sbin/updfstab', `/usr/sbin/kudzu' and
> the command `mount -a' are all falling into a loop.

The scsi partition handling code in 2.4.10 is broken

The cause seems to be the new gendisk changes, although quite why is still
a mystery.

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