can't mount a logical ext3 partition
kwortman at ics.uci.edu
Tue Apr 29 12:00:33 PDT 2003
I'm using the default kernel, as shipped on the 5.0-RELEASE installation CD.
Where would I look to see if that option is compiled in?
On Monday 28 April 2003 07:15 pm, Eduardo Viruena Silva wrote:
> On Mon, 28 Apr 2003, Kevin Wortman wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I just installed 5.0-RELEASE, and I have been having trouble mounting my
> > Linux /home partition. It is a logical ext3 partition, which Linux
> > called /dev/hda7 . I've been getting the following error:
> > # mount -t ext2fs /dev/ad0s7 /mnt
> > ext2fs: /dev/ad0s7: No such file or directory
> > But the device is there, as evidenced by
> > # ls -l /dev/ad0s7
> > crw-r----- 1 root operator 4, 7 Apr 28 17:20 /dev/ad0s7
> > In fact all the slice/partition devices I'd expect are present, so it
> > would seem that the kernel is reading the entire partition table
> > correctly.
> > I read through the archives, and the consensus seems to be that ext3 and
> > ext2 filesystems should be interchangeable. So I don't think that's the
> > issue.
> > Any ideas?
> what about your kernel?
> does it have the line:
> options EXT2FS
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