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SubjectRe: ext3 vs resiserfs vs xfs
On Wed, Nov 07, 2001 at 10:25:12PM +0100, Christian Borntr?ger wrote:
> > /dev/root / ext2 rw 0 0
> > /dev/hda6 /home ext3 rw 0 0
> >
> > However, tune2fs -l on both /dev/hda1 (the root filesystem) and /dev/hda6
> > gives Filesystem features: has_journal sparse_super
> You don use ext3.
> ext3 is backward compatible with ext2. So you can mount ext3 as ext2
> completely ignoring the journal.
> Look for a line in /etc/fstab
> /dev/root and change the file system to ext3.


This is chosen at boot time before /etc/fstab can be read...

check /proc/filesystems and make sure that ext3 is listed before ext2.

Also make sure that ext3 is compiled into the kernel. You can use modules
if you want to mess with initrd, but I don't...

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