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Re: kernel change/mount change



On Sat, 29 May 2004 17:20:50 -0500
John Thompson <john os2 dhs org> wrote:

> On Fri, 28 May 2004 16:45:12 -0400 (EDT)
> "William Hooper" <whooperhsd3 earthlink net> wrote:
> 
> > 
> > John Thompson said:
> > > I just put a dual-cpu MB in my computer and installed
> > > kernel-smp-2.4.22-1.2188.nptl_48.rhfc1.at
>  
> > This isn't a standard Fedora kernel.
> 
> No.  I needed a kernel with xfs support so I could access my xfs RAID
> array that holds all my source files.
> 
> > > and since then have noticed
> > > that when the system boots, the / filesystem is first mounted as
> > > ext2 rather than ext3 and then remounted as ext3 later.
> 
> > This has always been the case with standard Fedora/Red Hat kernels.
> 
> I guess it's been a while since I've used a standard RH kernel.  I
> just went through the kernel config and found that ext3 was configured
> as a module rather than in the kernel itself.  I'm recompiling with
> ext3 in the kernel to see if that fixes it.

And it does.  Now instead of mounting as ext2 and fsck-ing when / is
dirty, it replays the journal like it should.

What's the point of a journalling filesystem if you don't let it replay
the journal, after all?


-- 

-John (john os2 dhs org)



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