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Re: Is this a ext related problem?


Quoting Stephen C. Tweedie <sct redhat com> at Tue, Oct 22, 2002 at 11:27:24PM CEST:
> Hi,
> On Tue, Oct 22, 2002 at 09:19:32PM +0200, Micha Holzmann wrote:
> > First i tried to install Debian 3.0 Woody with bf24. At the stage where
> > the kernel is loaded the system stops with an error: APIC error on CPU(0).
> That is most definitely nothing to do with any filesystems that you
> are using.

indeed, it should be only introduction.

> > Next i tried the option vanilla. This option allowed me to install the
> > Debian system on this machine. After installation i build an 2.4.18
> > kernel. After booting this kernel i use "shutdown -rF 0" to force a fs
> > check on startup. This succeded. The next step i converted the /dev/sdb1
> > partition (which contains absolutely no data) to ext2 using tune2fs.
> > The commandline was: tune2fs -j /dev/sdb1. After tune2fs finished its
> > work i shutdown the system again. I logged in an did following steps:
> > 
> > - umount /dev/sdb1
> Running tune2fs -j on a mounted filesystem is not likely to result in
> anything useful!  It is probably OK if the filesystem is mounted
> readonly.  If it's mounted read-write, the results are undefined,
> because the unmount of the original filesystem will scrub ext2 stuff
> back on top of the new ext3 metadata.

Was this wrong, to unmount the filesystem *before* converting to ext3?
No, or?

> > RedHat 7.3. The installation succeded. I choose already at the
> > installation the ext3 (and formatting the partitions, not convert).
> > After reboot and login i used the same steps as mentioned above.
> What errors?  You haven't actually told us that.

i do not remember exactly, i try to install reproduce and write the
errors down  and post it here.

Best regards,
Micha Holzmann

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