Some new hardware with 9.1 does not reboot easily

Willem Jan Withagen wjw at
Fri Nov 23 16:25:43 UTC 2012

On 2012-11-23 17:21, Andriy Gapon wrote:
> 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>

I think it got lost between you and me....
Could very well be my mistake.

What would the relevant backtraces be?


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