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Re: Kernel panic with ext3 root set to writeback



On Fri, 2002-12-20 at 12:05, Bill Rugolsky Jr. wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 20, 2002 at 09:12:26AM -0800, Tom Ball wrote:
> > title Red Hat Linux (2.4.18-18.8.0) - Home
> > 	root (hd0,5)
> > 	kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.4.18-18.8.0 ro root=LABEL=/ rootflags=mode=writeback
> > 	initrd /boot/initrd-2.4.18-18.8.0.img
> > 
> > As someone previously suggested, I also tried adding this information to
> > /etc/fstab, with the same panic.
> 
> That's supposed to be
> 
> 	rootflags=data=writeback

You're right -- in reporting the problem I dummied up my grub entry
since I had removed the problem entry.  What you wrote is what I
originally used, per that article.

To be clear:  specifying "rootflags=data=writeback" causes the kernel
panic.  

Tom





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