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Re: not mounting ext3, 2.4.10



On Tue, Sep 25, 2001 at 02:47:41AM -0400, Andy MacNamara wrote:
> VFS: Mounted root (ext2 filesystem) readonly.
> mount showed the partition as ext3, but when I did a cat /proc/mounts (as
> I saw suggested in the archives), it read as ext2.
> 
> I changed the FS type to auto in /etc/fstab and rebooted, but that didn't
> work. I tried removing the journal file with rm /.journal, and that gave
> me
> rm: cannot unlink `/.journal': Operation not permitted
> 
> I'm not sure what else I should do, I would like to keep my data intact
> and also run ext3.... Can anyone suggest anything?
> 

grep ext /proc/filesystems

Do you get ext3 in the output?  Did you remember to compile ext3 into the
kernel, and not as a module?

Are you sure you are booting the right kernel?

Mike





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