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RE: mount options...

To: "'Eric Sandeen'" <sandeen@xxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: mount options...
From: "l.a walsh" <xfs@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2003 17:14:03 -0800
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eric Sandeen [mailto:sandeen@xxxxxxx]
> Sent: Tue, Mar 11, 2003 2:18p
> To: l.a walsh
> Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: mount options...
>
>
> Mount almost always gives you a generic message on failure; I always
> make a habit of looking at the syslogs to see what went wrong.
>
> also, FWIW, all xfs mount options are documented in
> Documentation/filesystems/xfs.txt
---
        That's nice.

        Are you saying it wouldn't be helpful to have a more clear
error message or that it wouldn't be useful to have all the options
documented in the manpages?


-l



>
> -Eric
>
> On Tue, 2003-03-11 at 16:10, l.a walsh wrote:
> > I'm not sure who maintains options to mount, its man page
> or error messages,
> > but it would really be helpful if the error message for
> mounting a fs.
> > that is the same UUID instead of a generic can't mount message.
> > It would also be useful to document the -nouuid flag in the
> mount manpage
> > (the one on my SuSE81 system is deficient -- dunnow if it
> is just them
> > or source farther up the line....
> >
> > -linda
> >
> >
>
>
>



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