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SubjectRe: [PATCH] update filesystems config. menu
On Sat, Mar 15, 2003 at 02:19:40AM -0600, Mitch Adair wrote:

> 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?

(03:40:50:davej@tetrachloride:davej)$ mount
/dev/hda5 on / type ext3 (rw,errors=remount-ro)

(08:40:13:davej@tetrachloride:davej)$ cat /proc/filesystems | grep ext

Note the ordering, ext3 gets tried before ext2.


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