Re: [PATCH] Linux 0.01 disk lockup

Richard Gooch (
Thu, 27 Sep 2001 09:12:56 -0600

Mikulas Patocka writes:
> Linux 0.01 has a bug in disk request sorting - when interrupt
> happens while sorting is active, the interrupt routine won't clear
> do_hd - thus the disk will stay locked up forever.

Er, why bother to fix bugs in such an ancient kernel, rather than
upgrading to a more modern kernel (like 0.98:-)? It's like finding a
bug in 2.3.30 and fixing it rather than grabbing 2.4.10 and seeing if
the problem persists.


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