Re: ext3 root partition with kernel-image packages
On Fri, 3 May 2002 00:59, Sean Middleditch wrote:
> > > If you first made (mkfs) the file system and mounted it as ext2, then
> > > it's default type will be ext2. Then if you have ext2 and ext3 modules
> > > loaded then it will be mounted as ext2.
> > I see. But AFAICT ext2 is compiled into the kernel and not as module, so
> > I guess it will always be mounted as ext2, or did I get that wrong?
> > Is it possible to convert ext2 completely to ext3?
> /sbin/tune2fs -J /dev/blah
> Change type to ext3 in /etc/fstab
/etc/fstab is on the root file system. Therefore it's impossible for the
contents of /etc/fstab to influence the root mount process unless somehow the
boot loader takes note of it.
> Normally I'd charge a consulting fee, but I'll let you slide this time.
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