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Re: mount /dev/hda6 ext3



On Thu, Apr 04, 2002 at 09:49:53AM +0200, Lukas Ruf wrote:
> 
> I followed the instructions found on
> http://www.zip.com.au/~akpm/linux/ext3/ext3-usage.html
> to convert / on several of my boxes to ext3.
> 
> Strange to me, on some boxes it perfectly worked while on others it
> didn't.  One of the differences found is that on the ok-boxes
> mount reports:
> /dev/hda3 on / type ext3 (rw,errors=remount-ro)
>
> While on the not-ok-boxes, / is mounted from /dev/root but as ext2,
> mount reports:
> /dev/root on / type ext2 (rw)

This is almost certainly caused by the fact that initrd is mounting
the filesystem, and the ext3 filesystem isn't being loaded by the
initrd script before it attempts to mount the root filesystem.

					- Ted





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