Re: 2.1.44

Antonio Dell'elce (
Wed, 09 Jul 1997 11:05:17 +0200

>> 2.1.44pre3 wasnt bad - in fact its been the best for a while. 2.1.44
>> a bit of a disaster. It doesnt boot, and on the odd combination of
>> that do boot it scrambles your disk

>I found that .44pre2 was fairly stable, pre3 caused almost all files in

>/proc to have the mode "?---------" some files occasionally had the
>r or owner rw and occasionally directories such as "net" would actually

>appear to be directories. Other than /proc though, everything appeared

>normal with pre3.

>> The responsible thing to do would surely to be to rename it
2.1.44pre4 before
>> it does further needless damage. I've no problem with 2.1.x having
odd suprises
>> like sometimes eating bits of disks - it is test code, but now we
know its
>> extremely dangerous moving it from the normal place would be smart.

I have found no problem with 2.1.44pre3 not even in /proc...
I will keep this configuration waiting for 2.1.45 :P

Antonio Dell'elce -- also at