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Re: misc mount/umount errors

To: Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>, Jason Walker <unseen@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: misc mount/umount errors
From: Chris Mason <mason@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2001 14:04:04 -0500
Cc: SGI XFS Mailing List <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <200102221438.f1MEcUw19960@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Thursday, February 22, 2001 08:38:30 AM -0600 Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>

> This error message is because the way the root mount works is it keeps
> trying different filesystem types until it succeeds, reiserfs is in there
> before XFS. I saw someone float a patch which specified the rootfs type
> as a kernel boot option, I do not know if this will make it into Linus's
> tree or not. Maybe reiserfs (and XFS) should not be so chatty on a failed
> mount in this case.

Yes, the reiserfs messages could be compressed into a single line...
> I added Chris Mason to the cc list, he may have some input on cleaning up
> failed mount output and the other reiserfs question you had.

There are no known lvm problems specific to reiserfs.  But, the lvm guys
have a number of patches out, it would be a good idea to grab their latest


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