mount_ext2fs returning ENODEV on 6.1

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Fri Sep 15 05:30:28 PDT 2006

perryh at (Perry Hutchison) writes:

>> The standard kernel doesn't have ext2fs support now; I doubt the 6.1
>> release was different.  Try loading it as a module; "kldload ext2fs".
> It seems not to be that easy :(
>   # kldload ext2fs
>   kldload: can't load ext2fs: No such file or directory
> Where is ext2fs.ko supposed to have come from?  A search for ext2fs
> in the Handbook found nothing applicable, and I have already built
> and installed /usr/ports/sysutils/e2fsprogs.

I checked the 6.1 install disks, and saw ext2fs.ko in boot/kernel,
just like I'd expect.  I've rebuilt with newer sources several times
since then, but I'm surprised if it isn't there on your disk.

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