Re: reiserfs annoyances
On Sun, Feb 04, 2001 at 07:45:56PM +0000, Matthew Sackman wrote:
> Just to say that I've just switched most of my partitions over to reiserfs
> and am having exactely the same problems: the boot procedure halts on each
> boot-up because of the request for a file-system check on the root partition.
> What is going on here?
> I figured that perhaps there was a problem with the kernel mounting the
> partition itself on bootup, and then having to unmount and remount the
> partition as rw (instead of ro), and so changed the read-only option in
> /etc/lilo.conf. But to no change.
> Surely more than three people must have a reiserfs root partiton? Could
> people please post their experiences and extracts of /etc/fstab please?
/dev/sda3 / reiserfs defaults 1 1
/dev/sda1 /boot ext2 defaults 1 2
none /dev/pts devpts mode=0620 0 0
/mnt/cdrom /mnt/cdrom supermount fs=iso9660,dev=/dev/cdrom 0 0
/mnt/floppy /mnt/floppy supermount fs=vfat,dev=/dev/fd0 0 0
none /proc proc defaults 0 0
/dev/sda2 swap swap defaults 0 0
No problems at all.
> On Sun, Feb 04, 2001 at 01:10:15AM +1100, Damon Muller wrote:
> > Hi folks,
> > I'm running a woody (as of 2-weeks ago) machine with a 2.4.1-ac2 kernel
> > on it. I've got reiserfs compiled in, and all of my file systems (except
> > boot) are now running on reiserfs.
> > I'm running
> > ii reiserfsprogs 3.x.0a-1 *PRE-RELEASE* Tools for ReiserFS
> > filesystems
> > compiled from the sid sources.
> > Overally, I'm very happy with reiserfs, but there are a few annoyances.
> > The first is that, presumably resiserfsck doesn't understand some option
> > passed to it by /etc/init.d/checkroot.sh, as when it gets to that stage
> > it stops and waits until you confirm to do an fsck. Does anyone know a
> > way around this, short of commenting out the offending line in
> > checkroot.sh (as is doing this a Bad Thing?)?
> > The other thing that may or may not be a problem is that every time the
> > system boots, it seems to replay the transaction logs of all of the
> > filesystems. This suggests to me that it's not umounting them correctly.
> > Or is this the expected behaviour of reiserfs?
> > Another thing is it complains when you have the following in your
> > /etc/fstab:
> > /dev/hda2 / reiserfs defaults,errors=remount-ro 0 1
> > If you take out the `errors=remount-ro' it seems to work fine. Again,
> > I'm not sure if removing this line is going to have disasterous
> > consequences, or if it's something that reiserfs doesn't need.
> > If anyone has any suggestions I'd be very interested.
> > cheers,
> > damon
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