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    SubjectRe: 2.4.9-ac12 - problem mounting reiserfs (parse error?)
    On Sep 19, 2001  13:14 -0700, Wayne Whitney wrote:
    > On Wed, 19 Sep 2001, Andreas Dilger wrote:
    > > Could you run gdb on your mount and show us what *data contains at
    > > this point (last parameter). According to man(8) "defaults" expands
    > > to "rw,suid,dev,exec,auto,nouser,async".
    > Hmm, I'm not versant with gdb (strace is the extent of my sophistication),
    > so I'll try your suggestion below.
    > > You could also try putting all of these in /etc/fstab explicitly and
    > > remove them one at a time until we find which one it is complaining
    > > about. Either mount(8) shouldn't be appending this option to the
    > > mount data, or reiserfs needs to parse it in the kernel.
    > It seems that the reiserfs option parsing in 2.4.9-ac12 is foobar, as any
    > one of "rw,suid,dev,exec,auto,nouser,async" in the options field in
    > /etc/fstab causes the mount to fail. Also, mounting an r5-hashed reiserfs
    > file system with the option string "hash=r5" gives this fine error:
    > REISERFS: Error, r5 hash detected, unable to force r5 hash
    > I can confirm that the following option strings give a successful mount:
    > "conv", "hashed_relocation", "notail". I didn't feel like going through
    > all the options possible.

    I have CC'd this to reiserfs-list so they know about it.

    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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