Using zImage.initrd

Murray Jensen Murray.Jensen at
Fri Jun 9 13:59:01 EST 2000

On Thu, 08 Jun 2000 22:52:43 -0400, Dan Malek <dan at> writes:
>Murray Jensen wrote:
>> Try this patch:
>> --- fs/buffer.c 2000/05/16 01:31:41
>The 2.2.xx kernels don't have any ramdisk patch required.  This was
>broken in later 2.3.xx kernels.  Don't be trying this in 2.2 kernels.

It's not the ramdisk patch, just the simple check to ensure that the
"bdflush_tsk" variable is not NULL in wakeup_bdflush(). This patch should
be ok to try if you are getting a crash in __wake_up(). It may or may not
fix the problem, but it shouldn't hurt. Cheers!
Murray Jensen, CSIRO Manufacturing Sci & Tech,         Phone: +61 3 9662 7763
Locked Bag No. 9, Preston, Vic, 3072, Australia.         Fax: +61 3 9662 7853
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