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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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