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Bug#47490: base: mke2fs makes unmountable filesystems; mount doesn't honor -o nocheck

On Tue, Oct 19, 1999 at 01:11:16AM -0400, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> As such, this bug should be reassigned to e2fsprogs rather than
> boot-floppies.  The Boot-floppies team is not concerned with 2.0.x
> compliance, because the assumption with this package is that you are
> installing a new system (or using it for recovery).
> The boot-floppies team is *certainly* not about to maintain forks of
> older kernels, since that would be off the charter of the project and
> beyond our resources.
> Any objections to reassigning this?

Yes! mke2fs does the right thing. I do not want to go without that feature 
on the potato boot disks. I would propose to add a question to the install 
script wether you want to sparse superblocks or not.

That's the only resolution I can think of.


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