Linux hanging on Xilinx SystemACE

Grant Likely grant.likely at
Thu Aug 17 11:40:31 EST 2006

On 8/16/06, Jeff Angielski <jangiels at> wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-08-16 at 15:48 -0600, Grant Likely wrote:
> > Checking partitions is a user-space activity (fsck).  Remove it from
> > your init scripts.  Besides, unless your using a microdrive, your ext2
> > rootfs should be mounted read-only which greatly reduces the need for
> > fsck.  (because FLASH will wear out after too many writes)
> The partition check he is referring to is part of a block device driver
> initialization.  It is not fsck.  If he were only so luck to be that far
> in the startup sequence... :)

heh; I grepped the 2.6 kernel tree for "Partition check" and didn't
find anything, and I assumed that it wasn't in 2.4 either.  Therefore
it must be a fsck message...

You know what they say about assuming.



Grant Likely, B.Sc. P.Eng.
Secret Lab Technologies Ltd.
grant.likely at
(403) 399-0195

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