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SubjectRe: this is more interesting ...
On Wed, 16 Jan 2002, Brian Strand wrote:

> Davide Libenzi wrote:
> >Booting my machine with vanilla 2.5.3-pre1 ( obsiously with corrected
> >headers inclusion fix ) i've got and error from UMSDOS layer reporting a
> >failing msdos_read_super() ( at boot ) and a panic about a failure to
> >mount root. The interesting thing is that i do not have any msdos mounts,
> >least of all root.
> >
> This might be the problem with msdos_read_super mistaking a reiserfs
> superblock for a FAT superblock, as discussed in a lkml thread starting
> Jan 13 14:38 -0800 with subject "Boot failure: msdos pushes in front of
> reiserfs" from Matthias Andree <>.

I'll look into, thanks.
Linus, if something that solves this shows up let me know ...

- Davide

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