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Bug#136818: powerpc/new-powermac] will not mount /boot partition

On Mon, Mar 04, 2002 at 03:41:54PM -0500, Colin Walters wrote:
> On Mon, 2002-03-04 at 13:57, Matt Kraai wrote:
> > Package: boot-floppies
> > Version: N/A; reported 2002-03-04
> > 
> > The boot-floppies do not permit a /boot partition to be
> > mounted.  They complain that its file system is not supported by
> > the boot loader.
> Ok.  Here's my suggested patch.  It is not yet tested, but it *should*
> work.  I think.

No.  The file system must be mounted for is_fstype, and hence
verify_powerpc_mount, to work correctly.  Since it isn't
mounted, is_fstype always returns false, so verify_powerpc_mount
always decides that the /boot partition file system is not


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