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Re: fsck forced on every system crash



On May 20, 2002  11:51 -0400, David Chase wrote:
> Andreas, as soon as I had clicked "send" it occurred to me that I may 
> not have "confirmed" after all.  "cat /proc/mounts" output the following:
> 
> /dev/root / ext2 rw 0 0
> 
> So I assume you're correct -- I'm not mounting as ext3 after all, hence 
> the fsck.  Any ideas why the partition is being mounted as ext2? 
> Apologies for asking such a simple question in a very technical mailing 
> list, but I've exhausted the FAQ, the man pages, and several Google 
> searches...  Besides, even techies start as newbs  :)

Probably because you are using an initrd with ext3 as a module and not
compiled into the kernel.  Try "mkinitrd" if that is the case, or just
compile ext3 into the kernel.

Cheers, Andreas
--
Andreas Dilger
http://www-mddsp.enel.ucalgary.ca/People/adilger/
http://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2resize/





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