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SubjectRe: [2.5.51] Failure to mount ext3 root when ext2 compiled in
Mohamed El Ayouty wrote:
>
> I started having that problem since 2.5.48.
>
> I just commented out those 4 lines in init/do_mounts.c:
>
> #ifdef CONFIG_DEVFS_FS
> sys_mount("devfs", "/dev", "devfs", 0, NULL);
> do_devfs = 1;
> #endif
>
> and 2.5.51 now works.
>

OK, the above code was added in 2.5.48. Thanks. I'll bug Mr Viro
about it when the power comes back on over on the East coast...

If you replace CONFIG_DEVFS_FS with CONFIG_DEVFS_MOUNT there, does
that fix it?
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