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RE: ext3 "noload" option to mount returning error in 2.4.9 & 2.4.18 s eries kernel



It's already mounted rw somewhere else.  This enables
the needs_recovery feature which prevents an ext2 mount.

-Leslie

-----Original Message-----
From: Christopher J. PeBenito [mailto:pebenito ieee org]
Sent: Tuesday, April 22, 2003 11:30 AM
To: kuczynski, leslie
Cc: 'ext3-users redhat com'
Subject: Re: ext3 "noload" option to mount returning error in 2.4.9 &
2.4.18 s eries kernel


If you don't want to load the journal, why not just mount as ext2?

mount -t ext2 /dev/sdf1 /mnt

Chris

On Tue, 2003-04-22 at 08:56, kuczynski, leslie wrote:
> I have an ext3 filesystem that I want to mount without loading the
journal.
> I tried the "noload" option with both 2.4.9 and 2.4.18 series kernels and 
> get the errors listed below.
> 
> [root host]# mount -t ext3 -o noload /dev/sdf1 /mnt
> mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sdf1,
>        or too many mounted file systems
> 
> /var/log/messages:
> Apr 18 13:30:23 host kernel: ext3: No journal on filesystem on sd(8,81)
> 
> Is my syntax incorrect?  What specifically is the noload option for.  In 
> the 2.4.18 kernel sources it looks like "noload" will always give this
error
> if the "noload" option is set.
> 
>         if (!test_opt(sb, NOLOAD) &&
>             EXT3_HAS_COMPAT_FEATURE(sb, EXT3_FEATURE_COMPAT_HAS_JOURNAL))
{
>                 if (ext3_load_journal(sb, es))
>                         goto failed_mount2;
>         } else if (journal_inum) {
>                 if (ext3_create_journal(sb, es, journal_inum))
>                         goto failed_mount2;
>         } else {
>                 if (!silent)
>                         printk (KERN_ERR
>                                 "ext3: No journal on filesystem on %s\n",
>                                 bdevname(dev));
>                 goto failed_mount2;
>         }
> 
> Any help is appreciated.
> 
> Thanks,
> Leslie Kuczynski
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
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