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-rw-r--r--block/genhd.c53
-rw-r--r--include/linux/genhd.h1
-rw-r--r--init/do_mounts.c7
3 files changed, 60 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/block/genhd.c b/block/genhd.c
index b5664440896..93a2cf65459 100644
--- a/block/genhd.c
+++ b/block/genhd.c
@@ -213,6 +213,59 @@ struct gendisk *get_gendisk(dev_t dev, int *part)
return kobj ? to_disk(kobj) : NULL;
}
+/*
+ * print a full list of all partitions - intended for places where the root
+ * filesystem can't be mounted and thus to give the victim some idea of what
+ * went wrong
+ */
+void __init printk_all_partitions(void)
+{
+ int n;
+ struct gendisk *sgp;
+
+ mutex_lock(&block_subsys_lock);
+ /* For each block device... */
+ list_for_each_entry(sgp, &block_subsys.list, kobj.entry) {
+ char buf[BDEVNAME_SIZE];
+ /*
+ * Don't show empty devices or things that have been surpressed
+ */
+ if (get_capacity(sgp) == 0 ||
+ (sgp->flags & GENHD_FL_SUPPRESS_PARTITION_INFO))
+ continue;
+
+ /*
+ * Note, unlike /proc/partitions, I am showing the numbers in
+ * hex - the same format as the root= option takes.
+ */
+ printk("%02x%02x %10llu %s",
+ sgp->major, sgp->first_minor,
+ (unsigned long long)get_capacity(sgp) >> 1,
+ disk_name(sgp, 0, buf));
+ if (sgp->driverfs_dev != NULL &&
+ sgp->driverfs_dev->driver != NULL)
+ printk(" driver: %s\n",
+ sgp->driverfs_dev->driver->name);
+ else
+ printk(" (driver?)\n");
+
+ /* now show the partitions */
+ for (n = 0; n < sgp->minors - 1; ++n) {
+ if (sgp->part[n] == NULL)
+ continue;
+ if (sgp->part[n]->nr_sects == 0)
+ continue;
+ printk(" %02x%02x %10llu %s\n",
+ sgp->major, n + 1 + sgp->first_minor,
+ (unsigned long long)sgp->part[n]->nr_sects >> 1,
+ disk_name(sgp, n + 1, buf));
+ } /* partition subloop */
+ } /* Block device loop */
+
+ mutex_unlock(&block_subsys_lock);
+ return;
+}
+
#ifdef CONFIG_PROC_FS
/* iterator */
static void *part_start(struct seq_file *part, loff_t *pos)
diff --git a/include/linux/genhd.h b/include/linux/genhd.h
index 2c65da7cabb..f589559cf07 100644
--- a/include/linux/genhd.h
+++ b/include/linux/genhd.h
@@ -413,6 +413,7 @@ char *disk_name (struct gendisk *hd, int part, char *buf);
extern int rescan_partitions(struct gendisk *disk, struct block_device *bdev);
extern void add_partition(struct gendisk *, int, sector_t, sector_t, int);
extern void delete_partition(struct gendisk *, int);
+extern void printk_all_partitions(void);
extern struct gendisk *alloc_disk_node(int minors, int node_id);
extern struct gendisk *alloc_disk(int minors);
diff --git a/init/do_mounts.c b/init/do_mounts.c
index 3f57ed4599d..46fe407fb03 100644
--- a/init/do_mounts.c
+++ b/init/do_mounts.c
@@ -7,6 +7,7 @@
#include <linux/root_dev.h>
#include <linux/security.h>
#include <linux/delay.h>
+#include <linux/genhd.h>
#include <linux/mount.h>
#include <linux/device.h>
#include <linux/init.h>
@@ -308,17 +309,21 @@ retry:
/*
* Allow the user to distinguish between failed sys_open
* and bad superblock on root device.
+ * and give them a list of the available devices
*/
#ifdef CONFIG_BLOCK
__bdevname(ROOT_DEV, b);
#endif
printk("VFS: Cannot open root device \"%s\" or %s\n",
root_device_name, b);
- printk("Please append a correct \"root=\" boot option\n");
+ printk("Please append a correct \"root=\" boot option; here are the available partitions:\n");
+ printk_all_partitions();
panic("VFS: Unable to mount root fs on %s", b);
}
+ printk("List of all partitions:\n");
+ printk_all_partitions();
printk("No filesystem could mount root, tried: ");
for (p = fs_names; *p; p += strlen(p)+1)
printk(" %s", p);