install corrupts existing ext3 multi-boot partitions

David Zeuthen david at
Mon Oct 25 05:06:03 UTC 2004

On Sun, 2004-10-24 at 20:56 -0700, John Reiser wrote:
>    3. Edit /etc/fstab of FC3test3 to list all ext3 partitions,
>       and use 'ro' [readonly] or 'noauto' for ones that must
>       not ever have ext_attr turned on.

One more thing: If you do this, please remember to remove the 'managed'
keyword otherwise, on bootup, fstab-sync will delete these entries and
write new entries similar to the ones where you added 'ro'.


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