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Re: call for brave ext4 testers in F9, with caveats



On Sat, Feb 9, 2008 at 10:56 PM, Eric Sandeen <sandeen redhat com> wrote:
> Tom London wrote:
>
>  > However, gnome-mount does not seem to automagically detect ext4dev
>  > type file systems, and silently fails.
>  >
>  > "gnome-mount --fstype ext4dev" does work, however.
>
>  ok, I'll look into that.
>
>  FWIW... by now I've decided that there are WAAAAY too many "helpful"
>  utilities out there which need to know about filesystem specifics :)
>
>  This may be gnome-mount using hal using udev, which is currently
>  reporting things as "ext4" not "ext4dev" - do you see anything like that
>  in the system logs (maybe dmesg) when the automagic detection fails?
>
>
>
>  -Eric
>
Yeah, that is probably it.

Don't see anything in /var/log/messages, but now that I power cycled,
I do get this popup from gnome-mount:

The  volume 'Backup1' uses the ext4 file system which is not supported
by your system.

and did get this in ~/.xsession-errors:

** (gnome-mount:3574): WARNING **: Mount failed for
/org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/volume_uuid_f1495ff4_e1da_4247_9574_8bb5edf2e0b7
org.freedesktop.Hal.Device.Volume.UnknownFilesystemType : Unknown file
system 'ext4'


tom
-- 
Tom London

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