Bug 586592 - Bootup stops on udev but finally timeouts and continues
Summary: Bootup stops on udev but finally timeouts and continues
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: mdadm
Version: 6.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
: ---
Assignee: Doug Ledford
QA Contact: Jan Ščotka
: 595095 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-04-27 23:07 UTC by Mikolaj Kucharski
Modified: 2010-11-11 14:51 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version: mdadm-3.1.2
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2010-11-11 14:51:20 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

Attachments (Terms of Use)
My kickstart file for this install (3.04 KB, text/plain)
2010-04-27 23:11 UTC, Mikolaj Kucharski
no flags Details
Bootup log file (33.07 KB, text/plain)
2010-04-27 23:24 UTC, Mikolaj Kucharski
no flags Details

Description Mikolaj Kucharski 2010-04-27 23:07:55 UTC
Description of problem:
Bootup stops for tens of seconds after udev timeouts.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Install RHEL 6.0 Beta with software raid:

Personalities : [raid1]
md5 : active raid1 sda5[0] sdb5[1]
      967846780 blocks super 1.1 [2/2] [UU]
      [=>...................]  resync =  7.2% (70071552/967846780) finish=11580.1min speed=1291K/sec
      bitmap: 8/8 pages [32KB], 65536KB chunk

md3 : active raid1 sda2[0] sdb2[1]
      4194296 blocks super 1.1 [2/2] [UU]
      bitmap: 0/1 pages [0KB], 65536KB chunk

md2 : active raid1 sda1[0] sdb1[1]
      4194296 blocks super 1.1 [2/2] [UU]

md1 : active raid1 sda3[0] sdb3[1]
      524276 blocks super 1.0 [2/2] [UU]

unused devices: <none>

Actual results:
Bootup is slow/delayed.

Expected results:
Bootup should be immediate.

Comment 1 Mikolaj Kucharski 2010-04-27 23:11:04 UTC
Created attachment 409613 [details]
My kickstart file for this install

This file was used to install my testing RHEL 6.0 beta server.

Comment 3 Mikolaj Kucharski 2010-04-27 23:24:02 UTC
Created attachment 409614 [details]
Bootup log file

You can see error from udev initscript in this log file.

Comment 4 RHEL Program Management 2010-04-28 00:15:08 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release.  Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release.  This request is not yet committed for

Comment 5 Harald Hoyer 2010-04-28 06:37:01 UTC
most probable an mdadm udev rules issue..

Comment 6 Doug Ledford 2010-05-25 21:18:57 UTC
Beta1 included mdadm-3.1.1-0.gcd9a8b5.5.el6.  This is a known issue with that version of mdadm that was fixed in mdadm-3.1.2.  Current snapshots include mdadm-3.1.2-10.el6 and are known to resolve this issue.

Comment 7 Doug Ledford 2010-07-22 17:18:33 UTC
*** Bug 595095 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 8 Gordan Bobic 2010-07-22 17:33:22 UTC
I can confirm that I haven't observed this issue re-occurring with beta 2.

Comment 10 releng-rhel@redhat.com 2010-11-11 14:51:20 UTC
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 is now available and should resolve
the problem described in this bug report. This report is therefore being closed
with a resolution of CURRENTRELEASE. You may reopen this bug report if the
solution does not work for you.

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