Re: Synching disk on logout -- switched to EXT3
On Fri, 02 Jan 2004 11:55:04 -0700, Monique Y. Herman wrote:
> On Fri, 02 Jan 2004 at 17:45 GMT, Paul Morgan penned:
>> On Fri, 02 Jan 2004 09:47:04 -0700, Monique Y. Herman wrote:
>>> On Fri, 02 Jan 2004 at 15:20 GMT, Miquel van Smoorenburg penned:
>>>> Add in /etc/lilo.conf append="rootfstype=ext3" at the appropriate
>>>> kernel image, then run lilo and reboot.
>>> I've never heard of this being necessary ... ?
>> It's not in this case, I don't think Miquel read all the messages,
>> some of which appear to be unthreaded or in different threads.
> In what cases is it necessary?
If you want to change the kernel's default behaviour when trying to mount
the root filesystem (i.e. it steps though the list that you give instead
of its default list).
See the BootPrompt-HOWTO.
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