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Re: [SLE] 8.1 - Kernel panic, install support non-existent
  • From: Preston Crawford <prestonc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 1 Nov 2002 12:41:10 -0800 (PST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0211011240070.2540-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>


On Fri, 1 Nov 2002, Michael Hasenstein wrote:

> On Thu, 31 Oct 2002, Preston Crawford wrote:
>
> > What does it look like to mount barrier=none? Is this just as good as
> > installing a new kernel? Mostly because I don't want to go through this
> > hastle right now, but I too am having the kernel panic problems.
>
>
> Add this option to the line in /etc/fstab. For example, if by default it
> is "defaults", change it to "defaults,barrier=none".
>

Do you have more background on this? I mean, does this potentially cause
any problems? Do I need to do this on all partitions (I have one hard
drive using reiserfs and a second drive for data using ext3)? Just making
sure before I do it.

Preston


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