Mounting ext3 problem
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Sat Oct 1 05:29:37 PDT 2005
Sasa Stupar <sasa at stupar.homelinux.net> writes:
> --On 30. september 2005 23:22 -0400 nawcom <nawcom at nawcom.com> wrote:
> > ext3 is compatible w/ext2 when the dirty bit is not set. When
> > it is set (one common reason is the filesystem not being correctly
> > unmounted), journal rollback is necessary which only ext3 can handle.
> > thats why running fsck_ext2fs on the partition should take care of the
> > issues.
> > it doesn't mean your partition is actually "dirty", its just that freebsd
> > doesn't (usually) attempt to mount partitions that were incorrectly
> > unmounted.
> > Let me know if it works. If you dont have ext2 support in fsck yet - you
> > can find the source in /usr/ports/sysutils/fsck_ext2fs
> > -Ben
> I can't find that port. I have cvsup my ports and I have even searched
> on the FreeBSD home page of ports collection but it didn't find
> it. Are you sure about the name?
$ grep fsck /usr/ports/MOVED
Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area
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