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Re: ext2fs problems

From: Adam K Kirchhoff <adamk@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 5 Jan 2004 19:44:59 -0500 (EST)

On Mon, 5 Jan 2004, Matthew Dillon wrote:

> :Adam K Kirchhoff <adamk@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> :> Hello all :-)
> :
> :Guess it would help if I added ext2fs_load="YES" to my loader.conf file
> ::-)  On that note: should that module automatically be loaded when it
> :encounters ext2fs partitions in fstab?
> :
> :Adam
>     Hmm.  Does the machine crash if you manually mount an ext2fs partition
>     after booting is complete, without ext2fs support compiled in or a
>     module loaded?

No, it does not.  It automatically loads the kernel in that situation.
Just not, for some reason, during the bootup process.


>     It might not be too difficult to add module loader support to 'mount'
>     if it encounters a filesystem type that the kernel does not know about.
>     We need to fix the crash first.
> 					-Matt
> 					Matthew Dillon
> 					<dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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