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Re: [fedora-virt] libguestfs - no ext3 support building on CentOS 5

On Wed, May 27, 2009 at 08:33:46AM +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 09:05:38PM -0500, Charles Duffy wrote:
> > Howdy.
> >
> > CentOS 5's stock kernel has ext3 modularized; however, while  
> > make-initramfs.sh allows ext2.ko and ext4.ko modules to be included in  
> > the generated initramfs, no such exception is made for ext3.ko (or  
> > jbd.ko, on which it depends), leading to the following:
> >
> > ====
> >  5/140 test_zerofree_0
> > mount: /dev/hda1 on /: mount: unknown filesystem type 'ext3'
> > test_zerofree_0 FAILED
> > ====
> >
> > Notably, ext4 is still ext4dev as of this kernel.
> Does it work if you modify make-initramfs to add the extra module?
> If so then let me know and I'll add that to the list.

BTW that file is generated so you have to do:

  edit make-initramfs.sh.in
  make make-initramfs.sh

For some reason the dependencies don't always rebuild the script, even
though we added extra dependencies to handle this situation ...


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