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Re: ext3-2.4-0.9.6



On Sat, Aug 11, 2001 at 07:47:44PM -0700, Tom Rini wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 11, 2001 at 07:28:51PM -0700, 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.
> 
> Both GRUB and yaboot can read directly from the fs.  It's possible to boot
> a kernel right out of OF from an HFS partition (which I had to do to get
> the box up again).  It might be worth documenting this someplace.

Same goes for SILO too. Not sure if SILO even works with ext3 right now
(uses libext2fs, so I assume so).

Ben

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