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SubjectRe: 2.0.37 crashes immediately
On Wed, Jan 17, 2001 at 10:00:31AM +0100, Stefan Ring wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Jan 2001, Dr. Kelsey Hudson wrote:
>
> > Is there a reason you are using a relatively new machine like that with
> > such an outdated and arcane kernel (and distribution, for that
> > matter)? I'd suggest you upgrade to a more recent kernel and/or
> > distribution...it'll be a lot more stable (and not to mention secure!)
>
> Every version above 2.0.36 behaves the same (from the 2.0.x series).
> Gee, I should have said a few words about my intent. Of course, I'm
> not actually using these old versions of everything. I just wanted to
> run a 2.0.x kernel to do some hardware testing, and since 2.0.x can't
> access the new ext2fs with the spare superblock option, I thought, I
> might be up and running fastest by installing a RH distribution still
> using the 2.0.x kernel. It just happened that RH4.2 was the only one I
> had handy at that moment.

Actually, v2.0.39 _does_ cope with sparse superblocks.


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