On Fri, Nov 02, 2001 at 11:06:42AM -0000, Wynne, Conor mentioned:
> Hmm, sounds good Prionnsias (in theory), however this was not the case.
>> I still use /boot as ext2 (only partition that I did not convert) - and the
> only partition that was still cool. When booting a previous kernel or one
> with no ext3, it failed to mount the partitions. Maybe this was an isolated
If your fstab looks like;
LABEL=/ / ext3 defaults 1 1
then of course ext2 only kernels will fail. You'd have to change the
above ext3 to "auto" or "ext2".
> I rescued it and pondered killing it and putting reiserFS back on - `think I
> did actually, yes I did, Mandrake 8.1 with resierFS instead.
Hmm. Seen a *lot* of evil problems with Reiser - mainly reiserfsck
sticking in loads of null's into files. Causes pain and suffering.
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