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Re: [Xen-devel] Xen and ReiserFS

On Thu, 2005-06-09 at 21:23 +0100, Keir Fraser wrote:
> On 9 Jun 2005, at 21:13, David F Barrera wrote:
> > I am unable to boot Dom0 on a machine with Reiser file systems. Reiser
> > support is built into the xen0 kernel. I have similar setup with ext3
> > file systems working just fine, so I don't think it is a setup problem.
> > I have tried booting with and without and initrd file, booting with the
> > original Linux distro initrd file, etc, but nothing seems to work. I
> > recall seeing a thread about ReiserFS on this list some time ago, but I
> > don't remember what the resolution was. Any ideas would be appreciated.
> The boot log hasn't got as far as looking at the rootfs when the 
> problems start. It looks like things go bad as soon as the SCSI driver 
> starts to run. Does the same kernel work on the same machine if you 
> point it at an ext3 system? 

I have two identical machines with essentially the same setup, except
one has ext3 and the other has Reiser file systems. The same kernel
build works on the one that has ext3. 

> Or do problems occur when you compile 
> reiserfs into the kernel?
Reiserfs is compiled into the kernel by default. I tried compiling it as
a module and making sure the initrd file contains it, but it does not
make any difference.
>   -- Keir

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