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Re: ext3 kernel bug, was: Compiling a kernel on an UltraSparc?

On Mon, Dec 23, 2002 at 07:28:21PM -0500, Andrew Hurt wrote:
> On 12/23/02 18:57, Nathan E Norman wrote:
> >On Mon, Dec 23, 2002 at 06:31:30PM -0500, Andrew Hurt wrote:
> >
> >>How do I tell what type of mode I currently have
> >
> >Look in your fstab (or vgrep the output of 'mount') and look at the
> >options in parens after the "type ext3" bit: if you don't see
> >"data=journal" (or some other "data=" option) then you are running the
> >default which is "data=ordered", which means you are in the clear.
> >
> >[example snipped]
> >
> >HTH,
> Yes; I have (rw) for all.
> Where might I find more info on the types/benefits of these options?

'man mount' tells you what the options _are_ ... finding out what the
options _do_ is a bit more work :)  I haven't actually found a great
reference for ext3 yet.

Nathan Norman - Incanus Networking mailto:nnorman@incanus.net
  I retract that silly statement.  Somebody slap me.
          -- Roy Smith

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