Re: [reiserfs-list] Re: Apparent instability of reiserfs on 2.4.1

From: Chris Mason (
Date: Wed Feb 07 2001 - 17:13:06 EST

On Wednesday, February 07, 2001 11:05:51 PM +0100 Xuan Baldauf
<> wrote:

> Mhhh. It's a busy server from which I am about 700km away. I don't like to
> restart it now. (Especially because it cannot boot from hard disk, only
> from floppy disk, due to bios problems). But I'd be happy if following is
> true:
> (1) Enabling "-o notails" is possible at runtime, i.e. "mount / -o
> remount,notails" works and


> (2) Notails is compatible with all the tails found on disk (so notails
> only changes the way the disk is written, not the way the disk is read).

This part is true.

Honestly, I don't want to do this kind of debugging on a busy server.
Sure, it is completely safe, etc, etc, but ...

We'll get the info elsewhere, leave the busy servers out of it ;-)


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