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Re: Warning -- mounting ext3 as ext2

On Fri, 2004-01-02 at 10:43, David Baron wrote:
> On Thursday 01 January 2004 21:15, debian-user-digest-request@lists.debian.org 
> wrote:
> > You need to be using a kernel that either has ext3 compiled in
> > or has ext3 module available on its initrd.
> >
> > I'm not aware of a debian kernel 2.4.22-xfs, so I assume that you compiled
> > your own.  Did you ensure that it has ext3 support enabled?
> mtab says that the disk is mounted ext3.
> This 2.4.22-xfs is on a knoppix distribution. If it has xfs, then ext3 should 
> be there as well but how would I find out for sure. BTW, as I said, I had a 
> hard reboot incident and the initial fsck due to this was 100% clean.
> The "warning" occurs on the initial read-only mount to test so maybe the 
> problem is there. If in any event, I do need the ext3 reference in initrd (/
> etc/mkinitrd/mkinitrd.conf contains nothing but some explanatory 
> comments),how do I get it there.

The presence of XFS in the kernel does not mean that the kernel supports
ext3 (or ext2, or any other filesystem for that matter).

To get a list of filesystems supported by your kernel, from the command
line type;
cat /proc/filesystems


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