Re: Why kernel 2.5.58 only mounts / (not home etc)

From: Andrew Morton (
Date: Sat Jan 18 2003 - 18:44:14 EST

Max Valdez <> wrote:
> I'm having a problem with 2.5.58, when I boot I get / mounted, but not
> the other entries on fstab, but if I mount them manually they run ok.
> All ext3.
> Is anybody having the same problem ?
> mount-2.11u, e2fsprogs-1.27-4mdk
> on MDK 9.0.

Your ext3 filesystem is being built as a module, so you are dependent upon
correct initrd setup to be able to mount the other filesystems. If those
filesystems were not cleanly shut down, ext2 will not be able to mount them.

Or something like that. Try setting CONFIG_EXT3_FS=y.

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