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Re: SPAM: RE: [SLE] SPAM:Reiserfs and ext2 system crash (late subject sorry!)
  • From: "Leen de Braal" <ldb@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2006 10:01:02 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <1599.192.168.0.92.1140426062.squirrel@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Leen de Braal [mailto:ldb@xxxxxxxx]
> Sent: 20 February 2006 10:22 AM
> To: suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [SLE] SPAM:
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>> Greetings,
>>
>> Has anyone experienced a sudden crash when using reiserfs on one
>> partition
>> and ext2 on another?
>
> Never. I always have /boot in ext2 partition, everything else reiserfs
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>> Chad
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> Just weird, I was working in my music folder, and bang the system freezes.
> With no option but to reboot I do so. All of sudden reiserfsck comes up
> and
> says my file system is corrupt. Another message swears that it can't
> identify my secondpartition. After hours of rescue disk effort, I have had
> to start my box from scratch...
> Both my reisefs and ext2 partitions are stuffed.

Have you checked your drive before repartitioning?
Better be sure it does not have bad sectors. Manufacturers have tools
(bootable diskettes) to check the drive.

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> One question though, during setup the primary partition is reiserfs, the
> yast partitioner makes the second partition ext2, I never noticed this
> until
> this morning. Hence why the one partition was ext2 not also reiserfs. I
> went
> through the setup twice to be sure. Is there a logical reason? Or is my
> copy
> buggy? What bothers me is A) why not the same B) if there is reason to
> make
> the second different, if so why not ext3 which is far safer than ext2..
>
> (He scratches his head in a cloud of wonder ) :)
>
>
> Thanks for the reply.
> Chad
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