Some new hardware with 9.1 does not reboot easily

Andriy Gapon avg at
Fri Nov 23 16:21:06 UTC 2012

on 23/11/2012 18:12 Willem Jan Withagen said the following:
> I have applied the patch but at the moment it does not fix anything....
> If I go reboot, it still hangs.
> CTL-ALT-DEL give the last burp from the console buffer.
> And then the cycle goes again, with all the time outs.
> So there is too much difference between Head and 9.1-RC3 in
> functionality for you Head patch to work on 9.1-PRERELEASE.
> I needed to manually patch for 3 rejects, 2 of them looked like an
> offset problem. But I was more serious....
> Also the vrecycle seems to have lost a parameter in Head: curthread...??
> The patch in essence was > 1400 lines... Most of it small changes, but
> some of them are probably rather essential. And have to do with locking
> and getting things locked in the proper sequence.
> So to get it working I need some help to point to the essential code to
> have a look at... And then I'll try and prod a bit.
> Or I can send a SVN diff and others have a look at it as well.

I am not sure, did one of my replies got lost?
The one in which I said please send your svn diff and please send relevant
backtraces from the hanging shutdown.
Its message id was <50AE143E.6050808 at>

Andriy Gapon

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