[TAG] 2 cent tip: GRUB and inode sizes
mulyadi.santosa at gmail.com
Wed Feb 3 05:14:49 MSK 2010
On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 7:07 AM, Ren? Pfeiffer <lynx at luchs.at> wrote:
> that it could not read the stage1 file. The problem is that GRUB only
> deals with 128-byte inodes. The prepared / partition has 256-byte
> inodes. So make sure to use
> mkfs.ext3 -I 128 /dev/sda1
> when preparing disks intended to co-exist with GRUB. I know this is old
> news, but I never encountered this problem before.
> http://www.linuxplanet.com/linuxplanet/tutorials/6480/2/ has more hints
Never thought about that before. Thanks for the tip!
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