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Re: [SLE] DISSAPOINTING: Re: [SLE] SuSE 9.1, fails to read/dev/hda partitions...
Well, ok the other hand, I recomend everybody that has already installed
SuSE 9.1 to get all the updates, there's a couple of them daily - they
solved almost all the issues :))

----- Original Message -----
From: "Frederic Soulier" <frederic@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "Radu Voicu" <suse@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: <suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, May 12, 2004 9:52 AM
Subject: Re: [SLE] DISSAPOINTING: Re: [SLE] SuSE 9.1, fails to read/dev/hda

> On Wed, 2004-05-12 at 06:56, Radu Voicu wrote:
> > Well, yeah, sadly, I had the same problem, I had /dev/hda2 (root
> > formatted XFS, but the kernel wasn't able to mount it... I am still
> > wondering what to do... to boot with an older SuSE distro (8.2, 9.0),
and to
> > update the kernel somehow (there's plenty of updates available - that
> > me wonder if that wasn't a "rush release" - I don't have any excuse for
> > SuSE team and I find NO explanation, whatsoever, for leaving the kernel
> > without XFS support)
> >
> > I had LOTS of other problems, (no XFS support, slab.c kernel panic, grub
> > installable, hunging at start, hunging at installation finish)
> >
> > I am pretty upset and I feel like I have been let down by the SuSE team,
> > wasn't expecting such a mess from a German company
> >
> > I CAN'T believe that nobody used XFS in the whole BETA team - it seems
> > unbelievable!!!!
> Same pbm here. Installed 9.1 with ReiserFS then when I tried to mount my
> /home (XFS) from my Mandrake 9.2 installation I got a seg fault. Had to
> reboot to MDK 9.2, transfer the data I needed to a temporary
> "compatible" space then reboot into 9.1...
> I bought 9.1 pro for the supposed quality (being a long time Mandrake
> user, I know what a lack of QA can sometimes produce) but I must say I'm
> slightly disappointed. Except for the awesome YAST2 and the 9.1 pro
> packaging the rest of the distro is like Mandrake or not as good.
> I also think that kernel 2.6.x is not as good (stable?) as kernel
> 2.24.20+ is. With both Suse 9.1 and MDK 10.0 my box has been unstable
> with sudden reboots. I don't get that (or a lot less) with MDK 9.2
> /Fred
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