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Re: e2fsck problem

From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: e2fsck problem
Date: Fri, 8 Jun 2001 17:42:24 +0200
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On Fri, Jun 08, 2001 at 04:44:56PM +0200, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 08, 2001 at 02:32:47PM +0200, Moritz Schulte wrote:
> > So, is this broken code or is stat() doing something wrong?  (should
> > st_rdev be 0?) I'll later look more into this...
> *groan*  The Hurd doesn't give distinct major/minor numbers to devices.
> They all get (0,0).  What are the major and minor numbers to a monolithical
> kernel like Linux or BSD, is the translator setting for the Hurd.

I should add that there is in principal no reliable way if you stumb on
blocks used by some other translator.  For the moment, I think it is okay to
rely on whatever info is in /etc/fstab.


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Marcus Brinkmann              GNU

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