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SubjectRe: 2.4.15-pre1: "bogus" message with reiserfs root and other weirdness
On Tue, 27 Nov 2001, OGAWA Hirofumi wrote:

> Bill Davidsen <davidsen@tmr.com> writes:
>
> > On 27 Nov 2001, OGAWA Hirofumi wrote:
> >
> > > davidsen@tmr.com (bill davidsen) writes:
> >
> > Actually the original poster used "magic" and I didn't quibble, but I
> > believe you're right. I just noted that it is better to check to see if
> > the filesystem is FAT before reporting the error message. Obviously this
> > can be done, since you don't get the message with FAT as a module, I just
> > haven't looked to see if the check is in the module or the kernel before
> > even loading the FAT module.
>
> Yes. You can't use the module before you mounted the root filesystem.
> This is a reason for not seeing an error message.

What? Of course you can! That's what initd files are for ;-)

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bill davidsen <davidsen@tmr.com>
CTO, TMR Associates, Inc
Doing interesting things with little computers since 1979.

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