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Re: problems mounting my hurd partition

On Sat, Dec 09, 2000 at 06:21:04AM -0800, Nick Jennings wrote:
>   Hi, 
>      I have an extra system sitting around I figured I'd install the hurd on.
>      problem is that after doing a: 
>         mke2fs -O sparse_super -o hurd /dev/hda8
>         (which is a 975mb partition)
>      I try to mount it with:
>          mount /dev/hda8 /mnt/hurd
>      And I get the following message:
> EXT2-fs: 03:08: couldn't mount RDWR because of unsupported optional features.
> mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/hda8
>        or too many mounted file systems
>      There is no hurd filesystem support in the kernel, and I remember
>      hearing it's just a slightly modified ext2 partition, right? so
>      it should be supported along with ext2? so what am I doing wrong
>      here?
>      running: Debain GNU/Linux (potato) kernel 2.2.18 pre21

Mmh. That's strange, but it seems that your kernel doesn't support the
sparse_super extension. Try  mke2fs with "-O none" instead "-O
sparse_super". I think 2.2.18 should support this, though.


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