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SubjectRe: 2.4.15-pre1: "bogus" message with reiserfs root and other weirdness
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> > Machine booted ok and everything seemed to be ok, but i noticed a few
> > weird messages in boot messages right before mounting the root-partition:
> > FAT: bogus logical sector size 0
> > FAT: bogus logical sector size 0
> When the kernel is booting, it doesn't know the filesystem type of the
> root fs, so it tries to mount the root device using all of the compiled-in
> fs drivers, in the order they are listed in fs/Makefile.in.
> It appears that the fat driver doesn't even check for a magic when it
> starts trying to mount the filesystem, so it proceeds directly to

To be complete we should also apply this patch.

diff -urN linux/fs/fat/inode.c linux-new/fs/fat/inode.c
--- linux/fs/fat/inode.c Thu Oct 25 09:02:26 2001
+++ linux-new/fs/fat/inode.c Wed Nov 21 21:28:49 2001
@@ -609,7 +609,8 @@
CF_LE_W(get_unaligned((unsigned short *) &b->sector_size));
if (!logical_sector_size
|| (logical_sector_size & (logical_sector_size - 1))) {
- printk("FAT: bogus logical sector size %d\n",
+ if (!silent)
+ printk("FAT: bogus logical sector size %d\n",
logical_sector_size);
brelse(bh);
goto out_invalid;
@@ -618,7 +619,8 @@
sbi->cluster_size = b->cluster_size;
if (!sbi->cluster_size
|| (sbi->cluster_size & (sbi->cluster_size - 1))) {
- printk("FAT: bogus cluster size %d\n", sbi->cluster_size);
+ if (!silent)
+ printk("FAT: bogus cluster size %d\n", sbi->cluster_size);
brelse(bh);
goto out_invalid;
}
-
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