Re: Another off-topic -- EXT3 question
* Karsten M. Self (firstname.lastname@example.org) [011201 20:51]:
> on Sat, Dec 01, 2001 at 02:55:09PM -0500, Hall Stevenson
> > I already tried mount as you mention. It basically looks exactly
> > like /etc/mtab...
> > /dev/hdb6 on / type auto (rw,errors=remount-ro,errors=remount-ro 1 )
> > /dev/hdbon /boot type ext3 (rw )
> How about cat /proc/mounts?
Yes, that does tell me what I wanted. You snipped that part of my
message when you replied to it though...
> I discourage the practice of mounting system partitions with type
Okay, why ?? I'm open to reason. I seem to recall that this page,
http://www.uow.edu.au/~andrewm/linux/ext3/ext3-usage.html, says to use
'auto'. I have to trust their opinion there... (btw, the page/server
seems to be misconfigured at the moment... I'm getting a 'Forbidden'
> Specify what you want. If you get it, great, if you don't, fix the
In this case, the ext3 developers are correct. It *does* work correctly
in this case.