Re: Testing boot floppies 3.0.19-2001-12-30
On Sat, Jan 12, 2002 at 07:16:14PM -0500, Jeff Sheinberg wrote:
> I switched to the syslog VC to see what was happening here, and
> the problem was that the mount command executed was,
> mount -t ext3 /dev/hda6 /instmnt
> which can never succeed without the proper kernel support.
> I suggest that boot-floppies should try ext2 after ext3 fails, or
> just try only ext2 for kernels that do not support ext3.
i'm thinking that a ``mount -t auto'' may be in order. the only time
this would fail, where ``mount -t <fstype>'' would work is if the FS
type is a module that is not currently loaded.