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SubjectRe: Unresponiveness of 2.4.16 revisited
On Thu, 2001-11-29 at 12:09, Oktay Akbal wrote:
> Why do you think that fstab matters for root-fs ? root-fs needs to be
> mounted to read fstab. So autodetection must be done for root-fs.
> And if the fs has a journal it is ext3. If you do not want that behaviour
> you might use a option to lilo, but I don't know of any option to specify
> the root-fs-tyoe. Or you need to use an initrd to mount explicit as ext2
> and pivot-root it to / ?
> --
> Oktay Akbal

Actually, I think it should respect fstab. It does mount it, then fsck
it while mounted read-only, then remounts(key point) read-write. IMHO it
should remount it with whatever fstab says. I realize this could be a
little tricky, but I bet doable.

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