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Re: [SLE] DISSAPOINTING: Re: [SLE] SuSE 9.1, fails to read /dev/hda partitions...
  • From: Bruce Marshall <bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 12 May 2004 09:34:30 -0400
  • Message-id: <200405120934.30358.bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Wednesday 12 May 2004 02:52 am, Frederic Soulier wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-05-12 at 06:56, 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 had LOTS of other problems, (no XFS support, slab.c kernel panic, grub
> > not 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,
> > I 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

Been running every 2.6.x kernel here on 9.0 since 2.6.3 and have had nary a
problem.



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+ Bruce S. Marshall bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx Bellaire, MI 05/12/04 09:33 +
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