mount_ext2fs in 7-STABLE?

pluknet pluknet at
Tue Apr 14 18:58:33 UTC 2009

2009/4/14 Raphael Becker <rabe at>:
> Hi,
> I noticed that mount_ext2 isn't "connected" to the normal "buildworld"
> but sys/*/ext2fs seems to.
> Building and using it from recent RELENG_7 sources works for me (having
> ext2fs loaded as module in GENERIC). I mounted an ext3 rw, edited
> grub's menu.lst, wrote and umounted without any problems.
> It seems recent bugs got pathched in January
> (
> Is there a good reason NOT to use ext2fs in 7.2-PRE?

Looks like  src/sbin/Makefile, rev1.164 was disconnected mount_ext2fs
from the build
to replace with single mount, and mount -t ext2fs is not still implemented.
I see ext2fs in remountable_fs_names[], but don't in const char *fs[]
in use_mountprog().


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