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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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