Fedora Core 1.B + ACL

Dave Jones davej at redhat.com
Thu Apr 29 12:18:51 UTC 2004

On Wed, 2004-04-28 at 16:46, PIGNOL, Christian wrote:
> Hello everybody,
> I'm trying (without success) to mount (manually or with the "fstab" file) an
> ext3 partition with the "acl" option on my FC 1.B (Kernel
> 2.4.22-1.2149.nptlsmp).
> A "mount - o acl /dev/VG01/LogVol01 /www" command allways return the same
> message :
> "mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/VG01/LogVol01, or
> too many mounted file systems"

There's no ACL support in that kernel.

> While reading comments at the end of the .specs file of this kernel (from
> the kernel.2.4.22-1.2149.nptl.src.rpm) I understand the ACL support is
> integrated in this kernel ...
> "
> . . .
> * Mon Jan 13 2003 Steve Dickson <SteveD at RedHat.com>
> - Merge in the ACL and XATTR patches from the UL and BestBits trees.
> . . .
> "

Interesting. I never read back that far in the changelog.
It's from before my time at Red Hat, and it appears that at some point
between then and me joining & taking over maintaining that kernel, it
was dropped again, and not mentioned in the changelog.


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