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Re: kernel oops



> 
> > Nope. Not if you want to use a kernel that lacks ext3 support.
> 
> Wil got it right --- ext3 is just ext2 with a journal file.  If you
> crash, then ext3 keeps a feature flag set in the superblock which
> prevents you from mounting the filesystem as ext2 without first doing
> a filesystem recovery, but if you unmount cleanly then you can remount
> as ext2 without modifying the filesystem at all.
> 

My experience has been the former. Is it possible for the state machine that 
manages this to get out of sync and always have the have_journal flag 
set?

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