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SubjectRe: 2.0.37 crashes immediately
Stefan Ring writes:
> 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.

Actually, if you have the 2.0.39 kernel (or a pre-patch), it can use the
sparse ext2 superblock feature. Even so, it is only a matter of turning the
sparse_super flag on or off and running e2fsck on the filesystem to convert.

Cheers, Andreas
Andreas Dilger \ "If a man ate a pound of pasta and a pound of antipasto,
\ would they cancel out, leaving him still hungry?" -- Dogbert
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