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SubjectRe: Collapse ext2 and 3 please
Rumor has it that on Fri, Jun 25, 2004 at 07:50:42AM -0400 David van Hoose said:
> yeah.. Really. Here's what I do.
>
> I have ext3 partitions, so I decided if they are different partitions,
> then I can compile my kernel with ext2 as a module and ext3 builtin.
> So I do it and reboot. Panic! Reason? Cannot find filesystem for the
> root partition.
> The error is in the kernel itself either way. Pick your reason.
> 1) ext3 is identified as ext2 on bootup.
> 2) There is no fallback to ext3 if ext2 is not found.
>
> I'll check this again to be sure on a 2.6 kernel later today, but as far
> as 2.4 is concerned my kernel panics.
>


Make sure any initrd you are using is not ext2 based.

Cheers,

Phil


> Regards,
> David
>
> PS. Shut up with the cheap insults. I have empirical evidence supporting
> my claim. Meaning there exists a bug somewhere.
>
> Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > On Fri, Jun 25, 2004 at 07:30:40AM -0400, David van Hoose wrote:
> >
> >>If ext2 and ext3 are different filesystems, why does my kernel panic if
> >>I include ext3 in the kernel make ext2 a module?
> >
> >
> > My kernel doesn't, must be a problem in front of the computer.
> >
> >
>
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