Subject: Re: mount hangs
To: Bernd Ernesti <>
From: Ken Wellsch <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 04/01/1999 09:18:36
| From Thu Apr  1 03:25:19 1999

| On Wed Mar 31 02:50:35 1999, Matthew Jacob wrote:
| > 
| > I've just noticed this too.
| How fast is your alpha?

In my case, I'm on a 533MHz 164sx.

| It may be a timing problem on faster alphas.
| I see the same problem on my 533MHz 164lx.
| A work around for the /etc/rc hang is to disable mount_critical_filesystems
| in it and use mount /usr and mount /var instead or compile mount(8) with -O0.
| Bernd

Okay, so if I compile /sbin/mount with -O0, you are saying that if I then
boot single-user, and type "mount<cr>" it will not hang, and generate the
expected single "root_device blah blah" line?  I guess this is an optimizer
bug in that case?


-- Ken