Re: 20000201 i386 boot floppies test report
Bruce Sass <email@example.com> writes:
> On 6 Feb 2000, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> > Bruce Sass <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > > I noticed that when I initialized the / partition (~500M) only 4
> > > superblocks were created (slink's mke2fs created a few dozen(?)).
> > > When I mounted a partition on the slink side of the box from within
> > > potato I got a `mounting unchecked filesystem' warning, yet slink
> > > doesn't see it as unchecked and I didn't run fsck.
> > This is not a slink vs potato issue. Don't jump to unwarranted
> > conclusions. It is simply that on shutdown, the root filesystem (in
> > bf 2.2.6) is not always getting cleanly unmounted. We're working on
> > this...
> Hmmm, I don't think that is what was going on. I hadn't shutdown yet.
> I had just finished the install, created a /mnt/hda3 dir, then did a
> "mount -t ext2 /dev/hda3 /mnt/hda3". hda3 is my / slink partition.
> I'll see if I get the same message later this evening when I go to
> install the potato packages that are stored on hda3.
Oh -- uh... interesting. Is it boot-floppies that ran mke2fs on
/dev/hda3 ? But you didn't tell it to mount that?
.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>