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Re: invalidate: busy buffer



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On Wednesday 07 November 2001 00:33, Stephen Tweedie wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 06, 2001 at 10:18:30PM +0000, Chris Howells wrote:
> > Since upgrading to 2.4.14 with the ext3 patch, I've been getting the
> > following on bootup:
> >
> > VFS: Mounted root (ext3 filesystem) readonly.
> > change_root: old root has d_count=5
> > Trying to unmount old root ... invalidate: busy buffer
> >
> > Is the invalidate busy buffer bit anything to worry about?
>
> It depends on why it is being hit.  However, it's more an initrd
> problem than ext3: this message is arising when the old rot is
> unmounted, not when the new ext3 is being mounted.

I see (and thanks for all the others who also answered).

Just as long as it's not a major bug that's going to corrupt my /home 
partition, I'm not too worried about it (and the technical kernel language is 
a bit too much for me I'm afraid!).

Thanks for the assistance :)

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