[clug] reiserfs problem

Martin Pool mbp at samba.org
Tue Aug 12 18:15:37 EST 2003

On 12 Aug 2003, Kim Holburn <kim.holburn at anu.edu.au> wrote:
> At 5:33 PM +1000 03/8/12, Kim Holburn wrote:
> >I'm trying to make a reiserfs partition.
> Uhhh, had to reboot before it would work??? Never have had to do
> that before.

Did you change the partition table before you tried to make the
filesystem?  The partition table change won't be noticed by the kernel
if any of the partitions on that disk are use until a reboot (at which
point they are no longer in use. :-)


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