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Re: Could mounting sdc instead of sdc1 have solved my panics?

To: linux-kernel@vger.rutgers.edu
Subject: Re: Could mounting sdc instead of sdc1 have solved my panics?
From: ralf@uni-koblenz.de
Date: Thu, 30 Apr 1998 00:28:10 +0200
Cc: Alex deVries <adevries@engsoc.carleton.ca>, SGI Linux <linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com>
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.3.95.980429172646.16310M-100000@lager.engsoc.carleton.ca>; from Alex deVries on Wed, Apr 29, 1998 at 05:29:55PM -0400
References: <Pine.LNX.3.95.980429172646.16310M-100000@lager.engsoc.carleton.ca>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
I don't see any reason why the kernel should crash when using sdc instead of
a partition.  So I forward this to linux-kernel in the hope anybody knows.

On Wed, Apr 29, 1998 at 05:29:55PM -0400, Alex deVries wrote:

> I redid my entire sdc because all my files were trashed on it anyway (with
> weird things like .h files having random data partway through...).  This
> time I partitioned using fx on Irix.
> 
> I didn't partition it the first time because I was lazy, and din't want to
> have to go through the weirdo fx tool thing.
> 
> Could this have been cause for my kernel panics? I've been doing a fair
> amount of work, and things seem really stable.  No panics so far.  Should
> /dev/sdc work just as a block device the way /dev/sdc1 would?

  Ralf

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