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Re: ext3 problem on recover...


thanks for the input...

I went back to 2.4.9 (non ac) applied the patch, rebooted and
get the following:

when I issue the mount command I get:

/dev/hda1 on / type ext3 (rw,errors=remount-ro,errors=remount-ro)
proc on /proc type proc (rw)
devpts on /dev/pts type devpts (rw,gid=5,mode=620)
/dev/hdb1 on /home/charles/z type ext3 (rw,errors=remount-ro)

but when I cat the /proc/mounts file I get:

/dev/root / ext2 rw 0 0
proc /proc proc rw 0 0
devpts /dev/pts devpts rw 0 0
/dev/hdb1 /home/charles/z ext3 rw 0 0

?? not sure why it goes to ext2 on the /dev/root

also when I go to recover it goes back to a ext2 
mount for my root partition, and takes forever to

Charles Duncan

-- Begin original message --

>  Hi,
>  On Thu, Sep 27, 2001 at 10:17:15AM -0400, Charles Duncan wrote:
>  > I have rebuilt my kernel 2.4.10 for ext3, converted all my 
>  > partitions and hard coded them in my fstab to ext3.
>  > 
>  > when I type "df -t ext2", none of my partitions show up.
>  > when I type "df -t ext3", all my partitions show up.
>  > 
>  > Everything seems to work fine. 
>  > 
>  > except upon a recovery...my system runs fsck and seems to do a 
>  > ext2 recovery, which takes some 15-20 minutes.
>  Sounds like your root filesystem is being mounted as ext2: check the
>  boot logs, or "cat /proc/mounts" to be sure.
>  If you have ext3 as a module then you need to (re)build an initrd to
>  load that module if you want root as ext3.
>  If you created the journal using 2.4.10, then you'll need to go back
>  to an older kernel (2.4.9 is fine, or try the current -ac kernels),
>  fsck the filesystem and recreate the journal --- journal creation on a
>  live filesystem is broken in 2.4.10.  The list archives have lots of
>  information on this.
>  Cheers,
>   Stephen
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