Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 30388
dmesg gives continuous
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:31:54 EDT
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Redhat 7.1 beta release (7.0.90 Fisher), once booted, continuously adds VFS
messages for cd rom devices. This behavior occurs for both SCSI and IDE cd
drives. The file /var/log/dmesg does NOT record these messages. The error
fatal, and dmesg reports are still available in the /var/log/dmesg file;
it's merely an
irritation. This bug was reported for RH 6.2, #13304, but has not yet been
for 7.1 beta (Fisher).
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install RH 7.1 beta (Fisher) on a machine with a cd rom drive.
2. View dmesg, VFS error will appear continuously (checked while in
Actual Results: On SCSI or IDE machines, cd rom drive message appears
continuously (sample is
for SCSI cd rom drive):
VFS: Disk change detected on device sr(11,0)
This message does not appear in /var/log/dmesg.
Expected Results: VFS disk change message should not occur.
"dmesg" results should be available in /var/log/dmesg (in this case it is
prevents logs from filling up the partition; it is, however, a bug that it
It appears that this message shows up only for cd roms. Machines tested
were SMP. Errors
continue even if using a 2.4.2 kernel instead of RH stock kernel.
I think this is a dup of a previous bug.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 6006 ***