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Re: Re: fsck error



Hi,

On Wed, Dec 05, 2001 at 04:27:40PM +0000, Gisli Ottarsson wrote:
> 
> I have had some problems following the instructions in the 
> ext3-usage.html 
> <http://www.uow.edu.au/%7Eandrewm/linux/ext3/ext3-usage.html>
> document cited earlier in the thread.  When I put auto in my fstab, mount
> reported the root partition being mounted as auto, while another journaled
> partition, also marked auto in fstab was reported as ext3.  Why the 
> difference?

Because for root, the kernel is responsible for doing the mount of the
root filesystem, not the mount binary.

> Worse, during the boot, I got the message,
> 
> gnu fsck: Could not determine filesystem type for LABEL=/
> gnu fsck: Could not determine filesystem type for LABEL=/home

fsck should be able to deal with that in the current WIP snapshot on
sourceforge.

> I am rather concerned about the fsck message.  What should I do:
> 
>  1) ignore it?
>  2) upgrade to e3fsprogs-1.25 (does that help)?

1.26-WIP should help, but I think 1.25 won't.

>  3) simply switch the remaining auto to ext3?

That's the easiest answer right now.

Cheers,
 Stephen





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