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Re: Ext3 step by step installation procedure



Nigel Metheringham wrote:
> 
> sct redhat com said:
> > The "tune2fs -j" code is the new replacement for the old, manual "dd"
> > style of journal initialisation.  The README just needs updated to
> > reflect the new tools.
> 
> Just to check:-
> 
>   1. Does the tunefs method also set the journal location in the
>      superblock, so the mount -ojournal=inum step can also be
>      skipped (obviously you need to mount it, but you can
>      skip the explicit inode setting?)

Yes

>   2. Does this work on root too (which is going to be mounted r/w)?

yes

>   3. What happens if you do this on an existing ext3 fs?

You get the error: "The filesystem already has a journal."

Juri

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