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Re: RH 6.2 + VA Linux Enhancements (includes ext3 0.5b) Problem



Hi,

On Wed, Mar 07, 2001 at 01:42:03PM -0700, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> > 
> > Unfortunately, step 5 produces and error I am unable to deal with:
> > 
> > JFS: no valid journal superblock found
> > EXT3-fs: error loading journal
> > EXT3-fs: get root I-node failed
> > 
> > Any chance anyone knows what's wrong here?
> 
> Known bug with how the kernel initializes the journal features. 

No, that bug would produce a complaint about incompatible features,
and I think the bug was only in 0.0.5d (maybe 5c too).  This looks as
if there have been two separate attempts to create a journal.

> fixed in later releases of ext3 (not sure exactly when).  You _could_
> use the new e2fsprogs to create your journal for you (which would fix
> _this_ problem), which would only involve "tune2fs -j /dev/hdx".

Yes.

> However, 0.0.5b is a bit old and other problems have been fixed since then.

Definitely.

Cheers,
 Stephen





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