Re: 2.6.23-mm1 - autofs broken

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On Sat, 20 Oct 2007 01:13:10 -0400 Rik van Riel <[email protected]> wrote:

> On Thu, 11 Oct 2007 21:31:26 -0700
> Andrew Morton <[email protected]> wrote:
> > 
> >
> > 
> > - I've been largely avoiding applying anything since rc8-mm2 in an
> > attempt to stabilise things for the 2.6.23 merge.
> Between rc8-mm2 and 2.6.23-mm1, autofs stopped working in the
> -mm kernel.
> Instead of mounting my home directory, I get these messages in
> /var/log/messages:
> Oct 20 00:38:52 kenny automount[2293]: cache_readlock: mapent cache
> rwlock lock failed
> Oct 20 00:38:52 kenny automount[2293]: unexpected pthreads error: 11 at
> 65 in cache.c
> I am not sure if this is due to autofs changes or changes in some other
> code that was merged.  If you can think of any suspicious change that
> I should test, please let me know.

I don't think anything changed in autofs in that period.  I'd be suspecting
the r-o-bind-mounts patches, but they didn't change much in that time

Does current mainline work OK?  If so, pretty much the only thing in that
area left unmerged is r-o-bind-mounts and hch's exportfs stuff.

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