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SubjectRe: [PATCH] FAT fs printk() cleanup
On Fri, 31 May 2002, Andrey Panin wrote:

> On Fri, May 31, 2002 at 08:59:08AM -0400, Richard B. Johnson wrote:
> >
> > I think it needs to go only to the console....
> >
> > File-system error...
> > printk(...to the file system)
> > makes a file-system error...
> > <forever>
>
> Do you have /var/log on FAT partition or on the floppy ?
> Yes, I know about umsdos, but show me one who *really* use it.
>

Yes, that's what caught my attention. Also floppies are the most
likely drives to produce errors. You might need a bit less "perfection"
in your rule-making to accommodate real-world problems. Many servers
have the root file-system mounted r/o with writable "throw-aways" mounted
on the usual mount-points like /tmp and /var.



Cheers,
Dick Johnson

Penguin : Linux version 2.4.18 on an i686 machine (797.90 BogoMips).

Windows-2000/Professional isn't.

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