Subject: Re: Union mount problem?
To: David Brownlee <D.K.Brownlee@city.ac.uk>
From: Gary D. Duzan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/26/1995 09:03:03
In Message <Pine.SUN.3.91.951026100751.9354V-100000@euston> ,
David Brownlee <D.K.Brownlee@city.ac.uk> wrote:
=> Is the upper layer a 4.4 filesystem?
=> 4.2 & 4.3 filesystems do not support whiteouts, which unionfs needs.
=> (I got caught by this one :)
=> [ ... ]
=> You can 'fsck -c 2 device' to upgrade a filesystem to 4.4.
=> (But make sure you do not do this to a root filesystem if it
=> needs to be 4.3/4.2 (ie a sparc using sunos boot blocks))
That was it. Thanks.
Gary D. Duzan
Humble Practitioner of the Computer Arts