[svlug] Linux-Mandrake 8.0 and ReiserFS

Marc MERLIN marc_news at valinux.com
Wed Jul 25 14:04:01 PDT 2001


On Wed, Jun 20, 2001 at 06:35:38AM -0700, Brian Bilbrey wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 20, 2001 at 01:04:51AM -0700, Rick Moen wrote:
> > Marc Merlin happened to mention to me, in an off-list discussion, that
> > the latest release of Linux-Mandrake cannot boot ReiserFS (which is
> 
> Mmmm.
> 
> [root at garcia etc]# cat fstab
> /dev/hda2 / reiserfs defaults 1 1

Apparently my problem was that I selected the secure option, and it
installed a 2.2.19 kernel with older reiserfs support which was not able to
mount the reiserfs partition created by the 2.4.x kernel that the installer
had.

That shows how much QA goes into the product :-)

Marc
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