failing to boot pass mdadm monitor

Peter M. Petrakis peter.petrakis at
Tue Mar 13 04:35:17 UTC 2012

On 03/13/2012 12:09 AM, Asif Iqbal wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 12, 2012 at 4:13 PM, Asif Iqbal<vadud3 at>  wrote:
>> I am failing to boot this server x4270 pass the mdadm --monitor.
>> Installed lucid amd64. This is a first install.
>> details:
>> It boots all the way in recovery mode. what gives?
> ok. I reinstalled lucid 64bit. No more GPT error. But it hangs right
> after mdadm --monitor

At least that's an improvement.


mdadm: sending ioctl 1261 to a partition!

(I confused syscall with storage ioctl earlier, whoops :)

Now that we're just down to this problem, a little google...,436266

and ... I think there's a fix:

Probably worth filing a bug at this point, also please try and
reproduce this issue with oneiric, and the latest mainline
kernel  [1] if possible. Thanks.



>> --
>> Asif Iqbal
>> PGP Key: 0xE62693C5 KeyServer:
>> A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
>> Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

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