Re: debian 2.3
On Wed, Apr 11, 2001 at 09:21:50AM -0700, John H. Robinson, IV wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 10, 2001 at 11:02:01PM -0700, Sam Powers wrote:
> > I was aware of reiserfs issues on other archetectures, but iirc, you don't
> > need to make root or boot reiser.. if you want to use reiserfs, you can
> > either use /boot instead of /, or make / ext2 (it doesn't take long to fsck
> > at all unless you're a newbie and make a giant root partition)
> or use the GRUB bootloader. it can read ReiserFS, so you can be 100%
> Reiser and be the envy of all your friends.
Correction: It can usually read most reiserfs partitions. So, yes, you
can be the envy of all your friends till reiser drops a kernel in a way grub
doesn't like. Or worse, stage2. First case: just boot a different kernel
and finagle the filesystem. Second case: I hope you made a grub floppy.
It's not all rosy yet.
Especially when you wander from the "standard" system. I need to test
this again, but last time I tried to use grub on my home system it managed
to disable the bios's USB keyboard emulation. Leaving me keyboardless.
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