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

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Wed May 27 07:33:46 UTC 2009

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.


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