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Re: Kernel panic with ext3 root set to writeback



On Sat, 2002-12-21 at 00:32, Tom Ball wrote:
> 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.  

it's also the wrong thing to do: the initrd mounts your root filesystem,
not the kernel. So the mount flag need to be set within the initrd, and
afaik, mkinitrd just uses /etc/fstab to copy the flags AT CREATION TIME
of the initrd.....

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