On Fri, May 30, 2003 at 03:35:01PM -0400, Russell P. Sutherland wrote: > I had opportunity to perform an installation of > the current version of Debian on 3 SGI Indy's > recently. > > It took me several attempts to make the tftboot install work. > Notably, if one selects the ext3 optional journaling file > system from the corresponding menu, the system will hang > ala: > > kernel panic VFS: can't mount fs root file system > > When I choose the normal ext2 file system all works normally. Have you checked whether the default kernel supports ext3 ? cat /proc/filesystems BTW - Even if its an ext3 filesystem and your reboot went ok from the installation you should be able to mount the filesystem as ext2 - the kernel usually does that by fall-back anyway. Flo -- Florian Lohoff firstname.lastname@example.org +49-171-2280134 Heisenberg may have been here.
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