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Re: ext3 root partition with kernel-image packages

On Thu, 2 May 2002, Michael Meskes wrote:

> I'm at a loss trying to mount an ext3 root partition using the standard
> kernel-image packages. Usually I compile my kernels myself with ext3
> build in, but now I have a situation where we have to use the deb
> package.
> I was expecting that all I need to do is call mkinitrd once to get the
> correct initrd image, reboot and that's it. But it simply does not work.
> All docs I found so far suggest it should, though. But on our machine the
> root filesystem is constantly mounted as ext2 (as listed in
> /proc/mounts) but no error message is issued. The ext3 module is loaded
> but listed as unused.
> To make matters even more strange on one machine a hard reset did not
> cause a filesystem check despite the partition being mounted as ext2
> while on another one the filesystem check did come up.
> Any idea what we could try is very much appreciated.
> Thanks a lot in advance.
> Michael
> P.S.: All machines are up-to-date woody installations.

Same situation here. I would be really interested to see how someone gets
it going with ext3 as a module.

             Tomas Pospisek
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