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    SubjectRe: ext3 clings to you like flypaper
    In article <78320000.1045465489@[]>,
    Martin J. Bligh <> wrote:
    >Added a journal to my root disk.
    >Mounted it ext3.
    >set my fstab back to ext2
    >Disk says it's mounted ext2 ("mount\n")
    >Mmmmm ... it STILL mounts ext3.
    >Allegedly this is a "feature".
    >Can we please remove this stupidity?

    The kernel does not read /etc/fstab when it mounts the root filesystem.
    Chicken - egg.

    Edit /etc/lilo.conf and set rootfstype.

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