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Re: 20000201 i386 boot floppies test report

Bruce Sass <bsass@freenet.edmonton.ab.ca> writes:

> On 6 Feb 2000, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> > Bruce Sass <bsass@freenet.edmonton.ab.ca> 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/>

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