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Re: Mounting ext2fs partitions

Fernando Braga(fmbraga_(_at_)_vcnet_(_dot_)_com_(_dot_)_br)@2003.05.27 07:45:29 +0000:
> On Mon, 26 May 2003 22:40:26 +0200
> Sven <sven_(_at_)_sandcat_(_dot_)_nl> wrote:
> > If it's the case that OpenBSD just doesn't support ext3fs for any
> > reason, can I remove the journal with e2fstools under linux and then
> > mount it under Open? That would solve my problem.
> I guess you should try it.

The right way to remove the journal-capability from a ext2/3 fs is to
fsck the (unmounted) fs and then do a "tune2fs -O ^has_journal" on it.

Beware that the journal may not be the only reason that you cant mount the
fs, ext2/3 has flags in the superblock that mark backward-compatible and
incomaptible extensions, some of these might be unknown to openbsd (and to
older linux versions), read tune2fs (8).

Sebastian Benoit <benoit-lists_(_at_)_fb12_(_dot_)_de>
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