From: Paul Wagland <paul@wa...> - 2004-07-01 21:02:54
On Wed 30 Jun 2004 20:38:41 CEST, BlaisorBlade wrote:
> Alle 09:56, mercoled? 30 giugno 2004, Paul Wagland ha scritto:
>> On Jun 30, 2004, at 1:55, James Neal wrote:
>> I normally hate doing this... but me too!
>> Even worse, it would appear that UML and reiserfs don't play nice...
>> when the UML does crash I tend to end up with some pretty massive
>> filesystem corruptions, to the point where my UML will not boot
>> anymore, and I spent over an hour just now trying to coax it back to
>> life by copying in and replacing all of the corrupted binaries.
> If you didn't enable the synchronous UBD access (near to the UBD options in
> the kernel configuration), that's almost expected, as the help explains
> (IIRC), for journaled filesystems (although some people claim ext3 does not
> need it, and this could be true, even because reiserfs works like ext3
> "data=writeback" mode, which is less safe than the default ext3
Ah. Ok, I assume by this you mean that I should be doing ubd1s=blah instead of
ubd1=blah. I will try that, it looks like it should at least stop the fs
screwage. On a different sidenote, what is the "recommended" filesystem for
> In either case, give more info, so we know if this is a "no-bug" or if we
> should investigate it.
If I get another crash, I will send through the dump that comes through, other
than that i am afraid i cannot help at the moment.
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