Some new hardware with 9.1 does not reboot easily

Andriy Gapon avg at
Fri Nov 23 16:40:02 UTC 2012

on 23/11/2012 18:25 Willem Jan Withagen said the following:
> 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?

I've just sent you that email again.

Andriy Gapon

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