Heads up on ext4 changes
selinux at gmail.com
Sat Oct 11 19:50:06 UTC 2008
On Sat, Oct 11, 2008 at 12:19 PM, Tom London <selinux at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 12:10 PM, Eric Sandeen <sandeen at redhat.com> wrote:
>> Eric Sandeen wrote:
>>> Changing /etc/fstab to list "ext4" for the root fs may be enough, do it
>>> before you install the new kernel.
>> On further reflection, you will probably just have to do this.
>>> notting suggested a module alias to ext4dev in the ext4.ko module
>>> itself, that sounds like a good plan and as long as it gets upstream
>>> I'll commit it to Fedora shortly, and I think that should make it all
> I have an 'ext4' FS on a USB hard drive. When I plug this in, I get a
> "Cannot mount volume" popup:
> The volume 'Backup1' uses the ext4dev file system which is not
> supported by your system, followed by a dbus-type failure error
> message about a minute later.
> This just me, or what additional changes are needed?
Well, the "--fstype" option to gnome-mount works for manual command:
"gnome-mount -d /dev/sdb1 --fstype ext4"
So I'm not road blocked. The "plug and play" auto mounting doesn't work though.
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