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Re: ext3 root partition with kernel-image packages

On Thu, May 02, 2002 at 03:59:34PM +0200, Domenico Andreoli wrote:
> how the hell it doesn't work? does it mount the root file system? which
> one? did you tell your favourite boot loader to use the initrd file?
> you should provide some more info...

Yes, lilo does use the initrd.img. Also the packages are i386, I forgot
to tell you that. What else do you need to know?

> are you sure you really have a ext3 filesystem? did you make a mke2fs
> -j or tune2fs -j ? sorry if i was too basic..

I'm really sure. In fact I booted the machine froma knoppix cd and
mounted the FS as ext3 without a problem. It was correctly

> i got frustrated for some time while my fstab had a ext2 fs type for my
> root. even if it was mounted and used as ext3, mount showed always it was
> a ext2, until i updated /etc/fstab..

Unfortunately that's not the reason:

/dev/hda2       /               ext3    defaults,errors=remount-ro 0      1

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