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Re: [SLE] 2.4.7 .. problem
  • From: Mads Martin Jørgensen <mmj@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2001 13:11:39 -0700
  • Message-id: <20010820131139.S25399@xxxxxxxx>
* Cliff Sarginson <cliff@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> [Aug 20. 2001 12:36]:
> On Monday 20 August 2001 21:10, you wrote:
> > * Cliff Sarginson <cliff@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> [Aug 20. 2001 12:08]:
> > > Hello,
> > > I just compiled and installed 2.4.7 from the SuSE ftp site..
> > > It complains that there is a bad super-block on my root
> > > file system..which there is not.
> > > However has something fundamental changed in disk naming ?
> > > There is a mysterious directory in /dev called discs..and
> > > files that point to things that look like they may be disk devices.
> > >
> > > If there is something I should read..just point me at it..
> >
> > Did you compile devfs support in the kernel?
>
> Yes..is this the problem ?
> Solution is ? (don't compile devfs support ...)

You should read some docu on devfs. It changes the whole structure of
/dev, so a lot of manual tweaking is necessary.

Just compile the kernel without devfs.

--
Mads Martin Jørgensen, http://mmj.dk
"Why make things difficult, when it is possible to make them cryptic and
totally illogic, with just a little bit more effort."
-- A. P. J.

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