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Re: [SLE] DISSAPOINTING: Re: [SLE] SuSE 9.1, fails to read /dev/hda partitions...
  • From: Kenneth Schneider <suselist@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 12 May 2004 07:08:23 -0400
  • Message-id: <1084360102.28975.1.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, 2004-05-12 at 02:38, W.D.McKinney wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-05-11 at 21:56, Radu Voicu wrote:
> > Well, yeah, sadly, I had the same problem, I had /dev/hda2 (root partition)
> > 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 makes
> > me wonder if that wasn't a "rush release" - I don't have any excuse for the
> > SuSE team and I find NO explanation, whatsoever, for leaving the kernel
> > without XFS support)
> >
> I have yet to purchase 9.1 here. We need XFS support for sure. Is there
> any fix for this ? We have standardized our servers on Debian previously
> but as the latest one had new Adaptec Raid, SuSE was the only distro
> that would pick up the hardware and find the HD upon the install.
> Kudo's to SuSE on the 9.0 Pro version for this. We are awaiting to hear
> now on the XFS issue before moving up.
> Dee
There is a fix for the "XFS" problem. Look in the SDB database for the
explaination and a patch for the fix. I have not tried it yet.

Ken Schneider
unix user since 1989
linux user since 1994
SuSE user since 1998 (5.2)

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