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Re: [Xen-devel] unstable or 1.1rc? ReiserFS?

On Wed, Nov 19, 2003 at 03:40:37PM -0500, Chris Mason wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-11-19 at 15:20, Gregory Newby wrote:
> > The kernel might, but there's no ext3 tools (like mkfs.ext3) in the
> > distribution.  This is with the "install everything" option on x86
> > SuSE, from a boxed CD set, but I'm not sure now whether it was the
> > last 8.x version or 9.
> > 
> > BTW, I'm not blaming SuSE for the problems with Xen....it just
> > seems that the Xen developers are mostly using RH and variants,
> > and might have made some assumptions that don't work with SuSE.
> > I'm not blaming the developers either.  I'm not blaming anyone,
> > just "stating facts" (as Spock would say).
> I understand ;-)  Please cat /etc/SuSE-release.  I just checked an 8.2
> machine which has both fsck.ext3 and mkfs.ext3 after a default install. 
> We've supported ext3 for some time.

I've just hit myself with my cluebat, several times.  Sorry,
I do have an 8.2 and 9 machine, but this one is only 8.  Duh!
That was probably the source of some of my other difficulties,
too.  Hmmmm, I thought I upgraded that one this fall.

The good news is that a pristine RedHat 9 distro boots just fine
via Xen.  
  -- Greg

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