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Re: [SLE] DISSAPOINTING: Re: [SLE] SuSE 9.1, fails to read /dev/hda partitions...
At the same page (, it
says, I quote:

"Warning: This Driver Update works not for Systems that have XFS on the
Root-Device (/). For XFS on root the whole kernel must be replaced. We are
working on a solution for that."

Where's the truth??? I don't want to do testing on my machines :)))

----- Original Message -----
From: "Richard Bos" <radoeka@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, May 14, 2004 10:41 PM
Subject: Re: [SLE] DISSAPOINTING: Re: [SLE] SuSE 9.1, fails to read /dev/hda

> Op vrijdag 14 mei 2004 11:02, schreef Radu Voicu:
> > Let us know when the workaround (another CD1 ISO image or any
> > workaround) will be available for download - I have a couple of machines
> > with XFS / partitions waiting for the upgrade :)))
> Radu,
> did you see this one already:
> If your computer is equipped with a floppy drive, download the floppy
> xfs_hotfix.img and copy it to a floppy disk with the command dd. For
> information on how to create a floppy disk refer to
> Creating Boot and Modules Floppy Disks
> Insert the floppy in your floppy drive immediately after booting from the
> first CD or DVD. The floppy disk installs a kernel hotfix that enables you
> use XFS partitions with SUSE LINUX 9.1. Once the installation is
> it is strongly recommended to install the latest update kernel by means of
> our on-line update tool YOU.
> --
> Richard Bos
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