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Re: Kernel Compile Question



On Monday 10 February 2003 05:36, Robert P. J. Day uttered:
> if you want to use the "root=LABEL=/" label notation, then you need
> to use the initrd, or build ext3 support right into the kernel.
> if you're happy with the /dev notation, you're fine without it.
>
> once upon a time, i knew why this was true. :-(

Actually, this isn't exclusive to ext3.  Ext2 supports disk labeling too.  I 
wonder, did you enable only ext3, and not ext2 in your kernel?  Perhaps 
e2label requires ext2 support to write out the label.  It would be odd, but I 
wouldn't be too suprised.

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