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Re: ext3-2.4-0.9.6



On Sun, Aug 12, 2001 at 11:46:02PM +0200, Klaasjan Brand wrote:
> On 2001.08.12 04:28 Andrew Morton wrote:
> 
> > Well, LILO works OK with an unclean ext3 FS because it goes straight
> > to
> > the underlying blocks.  If both grub and OF parse the superblock
> > compatibility
> > bits then they could fail in this manner.
> 
> I'm running with an ext3 root partition here using grub 0.5.95 
> (probably an old version, never upgraded). According to the grub
> documentation,
> it does parse the fs instead of going directly to the blocks.
> After unclean shutdown grub has no problem finding my kernel images on
> the 
> "not ext2 compatible" root fs... that might be a bug in grub, but not
> one I'm 
> eager to see fixes for 8)

I _think_ there's a difference between unclean (ie power failure) and
fs-failure.  I _think_ anyhow :)

-- 
Tom Rini (TR1265)
http://gate.crashing.org/~trini/





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