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Re: Panic: bad magic number

On Fri, Apr 17, 2009 at 01:18:42AM +0200, Bruno Minotti wrote:
> I tried install debian gnu/hurd on a partition with crosshurd from  
> debian gnu/linux. On boot I've got the following error:
> start /hurd/ext2fs.static: ext2fs: device:hd0s8: panic: get_hypermetadata: bad magic number 0x8b17 (should be 0xef53)

I had a closer look, and was wrong: The above error is not about a
non-unmounted ext3 file system.

> To resume I did:
> 1. Partition to host debian gnu/hurd
> # mke2fs -b 4096 -I 128 -o hurd /dev/hda8

Can you post the output of tune2fs for that partition?

Maybe your operating system enables some features which the Hurd's
ext2fs translator cannot handle.


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