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Re: problem with Andrew's patch ext3



Octave wrote:
> 
> On Sun, Dec 15, 2002 at 10:21:09AM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > Octave wrote:
> > >
> > > Hello Andrew,
> > >
> > > I patched 2.4.20 with your patch found out on http://lwn.net/Articles/17447/
> > > and I have a big problem with:
> > > once server is booted on 2.4.20 with your patch, when I want to reboot
> > > with /sbin/reboot, server makes a Segmentation fault and it crashs.
> >
> > It works OK here.  Could you please check that the kernel was fully
> > rebuilt?  Do a `make clean'?  If the kernel was not fully rebuilt
> > then things will go wrong because a structure size was changed.
> 
> yes, since I took a new tar.gz
> made dep && make clean && make bzImage
> I did it 5 times (for differents servers).
> 

So is any additional information available?  What was on the
console?  If it was a kernel crash, a ksymoops trace would be
valuable.

The patch is at
http://www.zip.com.au/~akpm/linux/patches/2.4/2.4.20/sync_fs.patch
could you ensure that it was applied successfully?





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