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Re: ext3 partition still gets mounted as ext2


On Thu, Nov 01, 2001 at 10:28:34AM -0700, Peter J. Braam wrote:
> I have one filesystem which has _exactly_ this problem too on 2.4.9,
> and I don't know how to fix it either.  Another issue with this
> situation is that this file system is being e2fsck'd on each reboot!
> My tune2fs -h doesn't work, -l shows:
> [root cs e2fsprogs-1.25]# /usr/sbin/tune2fs -l /dev/hda3
> tune2fs 1.25 (20-Sep-2001)
> Filesystem volume name:   /1
> Last mounted on:          <not available>
> Filesystem UUID:          cc14dfd4-9094-11d5-92a2-e606c6e84e0c
> Filesystem magic number:  0xEF53
> Filesystem revision #:    1 (dynamic)
> Filesystem features:      filetype sparse_super

It doesn't have "has_journal" set, so it's not an ext3 filesystem!

If the filesystem was created under a 2.4.10 kernel, then it's a known
problem in that kernel's block device layer (since fixed).

> BTW, for fixing these problems, it would be handy if one could delete
> a journal file with tune2fs -D or so.

tune2fs -O "^has_journal"

then e2fsck will clear up the hidden journal if that is still present.


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