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Re: potato late, goals for woody (IMHO)

On Sun, May 14, 2000 at 10:59:41PM +0200 , Eduard Bloch wrote:
> Ajit Krishnan wrote on Fri Apr 28, 2000 um 10:08:53AM:
> > reason it wouldn't mount my other drive. This ext2 partition was created
> > with a 2.2.12 kernel, and i got some error about "unsupported options".

there was no 2.2.12 kernel in Debian

> > Is this a 2.0 -> 2.2 incompatibility of some kind?

yes. -o nocheck, which will probably be default in 2.4 anyway.

> Right, following is from mke2fs(8) on Potato:
> |Warning: Pre-2.2 Linux kernels do not properly  support the  filesystems
> |that use either of these two fea­ tures.   Filesystems that may need  to
> |mounted  on pre-2.2  kernels  should  be  created  with -O none which
> |will disable both of these features, even  if mke2fs  is  run on a
> |system which can support these features.
> Probably the maintainer of boot-disks should check the mke2fs call.

ne, people using b-f should RTFM. It's documented and in verbose mode you are
asked about it. And I think in recent >2.2.12 it always asks about this.

				Petr Cech
Debian GNU/Linux maintainer - www.debian.{org,cz}

* Joy sees a potato running down the street and shouting "I'm late! I'm late!" ;))

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