Mounting ext3 problem

Toomas Aas toomas.aas at
Wed Nov 2 06:52:39 PST 2005

Sasa Stupar wrote:

> When I try to mount with:
> #mount -o ro -t ext2fs /dev/ad3s1 /mnt/linux
> I get back
> ext2fs: /dev/ad3s1: Invalid argument
> Whe typing dmesg I get more on error:
> WARNING: mount of ad3s1 denied due to unsupported optional features

It's been a long time since I tried this, but I seem to remember that to 
successfully mount ext3 partition on FreeBSD I had to install the 
sysutils/e2fsprogs port and fsck the ext2 partition before trying to 
mount it.

Toomas Aas

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