[clug] reiserfs problem
kim.holburn at anu.edu.au
Tue Aug 12 20:31:48 EST 2003
At 6:15 PM +1000 2003/08/12, Martin Pool wrote:
>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. :-)
Yeah, it was a brand new disk. I created a partition. I'm sure I've done that lots of times and not had to reboot to get the kernel to see it. What exactly does "any of the partitions are in use" mean?
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