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Re: [SLE] DISSAPOINTING: Re: [SLE] SuSE 9.1, fails to read/dev/hda partitions...
The xfs issue is fairly well known, but my root partition is reiser.
Have a couple of ideas to try soon.

Matt

On Tue, 2004-05-11 at 23:59, Radu Voicu wrote:
> 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
> partitions...
>
>
> > 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
> >
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