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Re: root-on-RAID set always dirty (was: halt(8) regression)
Jukka Salmi --> current-users (2008-01-04 03:13:08 +0100):
> Jukka Salmi --> current-users (2008-01-04 02:37:48 +0100):
> > Hello,
> > currently (4.99.48) `shutdown -h' seems not to work: after
> > The operating system has halted.
> > Please press any key to reboot.
> > is printed, pressing any key does _not_ reboot the system (at least
> > not those two i386 systems I tried with, using both GENERIC and
> > GENERIC.NOACPI kernels). Furthermore, after powering off the system
> > manually and restarting it, RAID parity is dirty.
> I just noticed that the RAID1 set containing the root file system is
> always dirty on system startup, no matter whether the system was
> previously halted, rebooted or powered down. I see this with 4.99.48
> only, i.e. 4.99.47 worked fine in this regard.
FYI: this problem is probably not related to the original problem:
while a 4.99.47 kernel doesn't leave the root RAID set dirty, I'm still
unable to reboot the system by pressing a key after halting it. I'm
not sure when this stopped working.
$ ((RANDOM%6)) || rm -rf ~
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