Subject: Re: test of new powerdown facility
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/10/1998 12:21:41
On Jun 10, Martin Husemann wrote
> I'd like to point out that this does happen also with non-SCSI systems
> (think I filed a pr about this quite some time ago). I have an IDE system
> which 1 out of 5 times I do "shutdown -r now" doesn't come up again because
> the primary master block copy is different from the second one. Running fsck
> manually fixes this immediately and no errors or warnings are shown on by
> fsck.

I've a combination of IDE disk/motherboard which reliably reproduce this
problem. I hope to have a fix for this in the new IDE drivers soon.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.