Re: /bin/sync hangs after switching from 2.4.20 to 2.6.11
ZZ MDDP <email@example.com> writes:
> Iswitched kernels, and I'm trying to use some driver for my new WiFi PCI card.
> The startup script calls /bin/sync, and the latter hangs : I cannot
> even kill -9 it.
> I straced it, and it hangs in the sync() call. I have looked in
> /var/log, but there's no info I could get.
Unless your disk has a hardware defect, this often means that some
network mount cannot be written to. Check if you have anything
mounted from a different machine and if you can access it.