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Re: [debian-knoppix] Problem to mount ext3

Hi Ulrich,

On Tue, Mar 11, 2003 at 23:37:17 +0100, Ulrich Hermann wrote:

> I am try to change my filesystem from ext2 to ext3. I did this already many 
> times with my Debian systems. I used tune2fs -j /dev/hda6 and then I changed
> the fstab to ext3. But with knoppix I got during booting the following 
> message:
> EXT2-fs warning (device ide0(3,6)): ext2_read_super: mounting ext3 filesystem 
> as ext2

This is because ext2 is compiled into the kernel and ext3 is loaded as
a module. You need an initial ramdisk which loads the ext3 module,
mounts the root filesystem with type ext3 and does a pivot_root call.
Look at the knx-hdinstall script for hints how to build such a ramdisk.

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