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Re: ext3 and Kernel 2.4.18


On Sun, 29 Jun 2003 17:29:10 +0100
"Adam Gent" <debian-list@hat-technologies.ltd.uk> wrote:

> Hi All,
> I am running debian (woody) with the standard kernel
> 2.4.18-bf2.4-xfs which was installed when I installed debian.
> From looking through the modules dir for the kernel it looks like
> it loads ext3 as a module.
> I want to run my main file system as ext3 and have already
> converted it to ext3 and update the fstab file, but whenever I
> boot the system it loads the root fs as ext2, so it is this that
> makes me things that ext3 is not compiled into the kernel.

The kernel can only load modules AFTER mounting the root partition.
If you want to mount it as ext3 the kernel as to have it inside!

> So I am asking how do I get the kernel so that ext3 is installed
> in. Is there anyway to do this through apt-get?

I'd advise compiling the kernel by yourself. Google for howto's...
there are many through out the web!
As far as I know there's no debian package with kernel image
containing ext3.

> Thanks,
> Adam


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