Re: reiserfs notes
"John H. Robinson, IV" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> i am doing this mostly for documentation. i should probably file
> all issues listed affect the reiserfs flavour:
> 1) no mkfs.reiserfs in the root.bin
> unable to create a reiserfs partition (this is very defeatest of the
> whole flavour)
> (could be an artifact of my abreiviated build process)
scripts/rootdisk/SMALL_BASE_LIST_i386_reiserfs lists 'sbin/mkreiserfs'.
Isn't that the right thing? If not, please check in a fix.
> 2) Install Kernel and Driver Modules ->
> harddisk : partition on the hard disk ->
> /dev/hda6: Linux native (happens to be reiserfs) ->
> Mount Failed (The partition was not mounted successfully.)
> i assume it tried to mount as ext2, because when i drop to a shell, i
> am able to mount it succesfully:
> # mount /dev/hda6 /mnt
> will probably have to try this again, on a ``real'' console to find
> the problem, serial console's error reporting is a bit sparse.
I would suggest booting with 'debug' option, trying the actual 'mount'
arguments as reported in the system log when you use debug.
> 3) ftp.us.debian.org seems to be out of date, the modules installed were
Huh, that's wierd. Seems like a build problem -- try 'make distclean'
...Adam Di Carlo..<email@example.com>...<URL:http://www.onshored.com/>