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Re: Question about Journaling Root Filesystem.



Hi,

On Tue, Apr 23, 2002 at 08:38:19AM -0500, Rhett Gibson wrote:
> I see your point.  Here are the contents of my /proc/mounts file:
> /dev/root / ext3 rw 0 0
> /proc /proc proc rw 0 0
> usbdevfs /proc/bus/usb usbdevfs rw 0 0
> /dev/hda1 /boot ext3 rw 0 0
> /dev/hda8 /data ext3 rw 0 0
> none /dev/pts devpts rw 0 0
> /dev/hda3 /home ext3 rw 0 0
> none /dev/shm tmpfs rw 0 0
> /dev/hda5 /tmp ext3 rw 0 0
> /dev/hda2 /usr ext3 rw 0 0
> 
> Maybe the ext3 stuff is in a module, instead of in the base kernel.
> Would that cause this problem?  

Yes; if you are using a modular ext3, then the initial root filesystem
that gets loaded is actually your initrd ramdisk, and you need to tell
that ramdisk, not the kernel, subsequently to mount the real root
filesystem in the way you want.

--Stephen





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