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SubjectRe: question about 2.4.18 and ext3
Colin Leroy wrote:
> Hello all,
> I really hope I'm not asking a FAQ, i looked in the archives since 15 Feb
> and didn't see anything about this.
> I upgraded from 2.2.20 to 2.4.18 on my powerbook two weeks ago, and
> compiled ext3 in the kernel in order to quietly crash :)
> However, I had about a dozen strange crashes, sometimes when the computer
> woke up from sleep, sometimes when launching a program : every visible
> soft died, then X, then blackscreen, and the computer didn't even answer
> pings. So I reset the computer and here, each time, yaboot (ppc equivalent
> of lilo) told me that "cannot load image". Booting and fscking from a
> rescue CD showed that superblock was corrupt.

It may be a yaboot/ext3 incompatibility. Your version of yaboot
may not know how to mount a needs-recovery ext3 filesystem.
There are some words on this at

I am told that yaboot 1.3.5 and later will do the right thing.
What version are you using?

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