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Re: ext3 root partition with kernel-image packages

On Thu, May 02, 2002 at 06:37:03PM +0200, Tomas Pospisek's Mailing Lists wrote:
> On Thu, 2 May 2002, Michael Stone wrote:
> > On Thu, May 02, 2002 at 05:14:46PM +0200, Michael Meskes wrote:
> > > That of course is what we did. And we also changed the /etc/fstab entry
> > > to no avail. As you can see above the initrd did insmod ext3 correctly
> > > but it not used and the partition is mounted as ext2.
> >
> > I've noticed that on some systems the initrd ext3 thing just doesn't
> > seem to work. I've got 6 or 7 systems where changing ext2 to ext3 in
> > fstab and recreating the initrd worked, and one where it didn't. The
> > latter is my laptop, and ext3 only works if compiled into the kernel. I
> > have absolutely no idea why. The ext3 module *is* loaded by the
> > initrd...
> I am experiencing the _exactly_ same effect as M.Meskes. And the box
> in question where I've done all the tricks (ext3 in fstab, ext3 in intrd,
> tunefs) is also a laptop (old noname) and the fs (on a ide disk) will just
> not get mounted as ext3.
> *t
      # cd /etc/mkinitrd
      # echo jbd >>modules
      # echo ext3 >>modules
      # echo ext2 >>modules
and run "mkinitrd ..." and "lilo"?

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