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Re: auto in fstab does not work



Florian Schaefer wrote:
> 
> On Sun, 14 Oct 2001 11:35:03 -0700, Andrew Morton said:
> 
> > > My versions:
> > > kernel 2.4.9, ext3-2.4-0.9.6-249, e2fsprogs-1.23-1, mount-2.10r-5 on
> > > RH7.1
> >
> > Maybe mount needs upgrading?  I have mount-2.11f-2.2 here, and it's
> > three months old.  RH's latest is at
> >
> > ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/rawhide/i386/RedHat/RPMS/mount-2.11g-5.i386.rpm
> 
> Thanks a lot, this solved it. However there is still a difference between
> my partitions now:
> 
> /dev/hda5 on / type auto (rw)
> /dev/hda8 on /home type ext3 (rw)
> /dev/hda6 on /usr type ext3 (rw)
> 
> My fstab now is with auto for all three partitions and the bootlog showes
> three found journals. Is auto on / normal then?

Yes, it's the userspace tools gettinf confused for some reason.
If you look in /proc/mounts you'll see that it's ext3.

The root fs is shown as "/dev/root" in /proc/mounts, rather than
"/dev/hda5".  Does anyone know why?





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