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Re: root fs mounts as ext2, others ext3



Mike Fedyk wrote:
> 
> On Sat, Nov 10, 2001 at 04:56:16PM -0500, Andreas Boman wrote:
> > I have ext2 compiled in the kernel (so i can mount the initrd image), all other filesystems are modules. The initrd image contains aic7xxx, jbd, and ext3 modules.
> >
> > /etc/mtab reports the filesystem mounted ext3
> > /proc/mounts reports it mounted ext2
> > /proc/filesystems lists ext3
> >
> 
> But in what order is ext2 and ext3 in /proc/filesystems?  Is ext3 first?
> 
> Really, this question has been asked so many times in the last couple
> months, it's ridiculous.
> 

I'm afraid that part of the problem is that the keeper of the
HOWTO (me) is a complete initrd ignoramus.

If someone could explain the issue (and the fix) in words
which even I can understand, then I can add it to the web
page and the situation will hopefully improve.

Anyone?





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