mdadm bugs 946758 and 946344

Dmitrijs Ledkovs dmitrij.ledkov at
Wed Jul 4 09:31:46 UTC 2012

On 04/07/12 10:23, Robie Basak wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 03, 2012 at 08:57:15PM +1200, Tim Frost wrote:
>> Now that I can see activity and comments for both bug reports, I see
>> that apport-retrace has changed the summary in bug 946758, although the
>> crash reports on the affected systems that I run show the same
>> information as in bug 946344.
>> What is the best forum for discussing these specific bugs?  And, as an
>> affected user, how can I assist in working to identify cause, and/or
>> possible fixes [the affected systems are my work desktop, and my main
>> home system, so I don't want to put alpha code on either of them]? 
> I browsed the bug and from looking at the stack trace the problem seemed
> obvious, so I investigated and have posted a fix. It's now in the
> sponsorship queue so somebody will review it in the next week or two.
> The bug doesn't exist in Quantal as it has already been fixed upstream.
> It only affects Precise.
> If this is to get fixed in Precise, the hardest part is to get the fix
> tested carefully to ensure that it doesn't cause regressions. Assuming
> that the fix is accepted for Precise, it'll enter precise-proposed and
> there will be a call for testing in the bug. If you can follow the bug
> and test the proposed package when it is announced, then this would be
> great. If nobody can test a proposed fix, then it is unlikely to go in,
> and your only option will be to upgrade to the next release when it
> comes out.
> Robie

Please note, that I had an mdadm SRU targeting precise, but it got
rejected on a couple of technical points. I will integrate your debdiff
into that one, and reupload.

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