cache_lock versus getty?

walt wa1ter at
Sun Nov 14 14:02:46 PST 2004

On Sun, 14 Nov 2004, Matthew Dillon wrote:

>     ...It could just be
>     that the disk is busy enough with other things that the lookup on
>     'getty' stalled for > 1 second.

FWIW, I looked during a reboot to see if the hard disk LED was lit
during the time when the login prompt appears (followed in about 1
second by the cache_lock messages).  On my machine the hd LED was
*not* lighting up during that period.

Certainly no rush -- the system is working great -- better than
anyone could possibly expect considering all the huge changes :o)

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