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Re: 2.6.4 can't mount root xfs

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Subject: Re: 2.6.4 can't mount root xfs
From: John Palkovic <scientist@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2004 14:12:35 -0600
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On Tue, Mar 16, 2004 at 07:44:01PM +0000, Christoph Hellwig wrote:

> This is not a XFS issue, the kernel doesn't even get far enough to call
> the XFS mount code.  I've looked at your .config and it seems you have
> devfs enabled, but don't suply devfs-style names in root=.  Best disable
> devfs or if you think you really want it (I'd strongly advise against 
> devfs) supply a devfs-style device name for root=

I have the identical option set in my 2.6.3 config, and it boots cleanly on
the same sytem.

I'll try it without CONFIG_DEVFS_FS and report back.

-John

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