[clug] reiserfs problem

Martin Pool mbp at samba.org
Tue Aug 12 21:30:36 EST 2003

On 12 Aug 2003, Kim Holburn <kim.holburn at anu.edu.au> wrote:

> 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?

Mounted, or open as a raw device (by mkfs, fsck, etc).  You will see a
kernel message when the partition table is re-read.  If you don't see
the message, they haven't been reread and as far as the kernel is
concerned they still have their old locations.


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