Re: Errors on booting

From: Michele Andreoli (
Date: Sat May 20 2000 - 17:39:13 CEST

On Sat, May 20, 2000 at 06:16:09AM -0700, Dana Sparling nicely wrote:
> Michele,
> I was so enthusiastic about mulinux that I rushed home to install it on my
> rustic 486 box. It has a genuine Intel 486 DX2-66 processor..
> When the boot disk started to run, I got the following error message:
> EXT2-fs error (device 01:01): ext2_find_entry: bad entry in directory #287:
> rec_len is smaller than minimal - offset=0, inode=0, rec_len=0, name_len=0
> What could be wrong and how can I fix it.

This is the Installation Floppy Disk? Try to use on another computer.
Try also with another formatted floppy-disk.

Finally, try to install directly in your hard-disk, using "boot.bat",
not "makefd.bat".


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remember any. Would two negative ones do?       -- Woody Allen
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