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SubjectRe: [PATCH] update filesystems config. menu
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> +config EXT2_FS
> + tristate "Second extended fs support"

[...]

> + module will be called ext2. Be aware however that the file system
> + of your root partition (the one containing the directory /) cannot
> + be compiled as a module, and so this could be dangerous. Most
> + everyone wants to say Y here.
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
I seem to recall if you say Y to ext2 and Y to ext3 and your root is on ext3
then it's likely to be mounted as ext2 unless you set rootfstype=...
The ext3 help comment also warns you should set it to Y, so people with
root ext3 are likely to get a surprise if they follow both help. Would it
be better to say something like "if your root partition is extX you almost
certainly want to say Y here"? Or warn about the rootfstype issue maybe?

M
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