Re: [PATCH] Fix ext3 warning for unused var

From: Al Viro
Date: Sun Oct 09 2005 - 17:29:56 EST

On Sun, Oct 09, 2005 at 02:18:17PM -0600, jmerkey wrote:
> If they all use the same on disk formats as their basic structure,

ext3 and reiserfs? No, they do not.

> fsck
> should not return gt > 1 due to misinterpreting reiser on-disk
> structures. It should say "oh not one of mine, skipping". Instead it
> returns an error claiming massive corruption, and halts the system. I
> just upgraded my wifes computer from Suse to RedHat FC4 and when it hits
> the reiser partitions, the whole system explodes due to fsck.ext3
> misrecognizing reiser partitions.

Since when does fsck run fsck.ext3 on filesystems that are not marked
as ext3 in /etc/fstab?

>I had to modify rc.sysinit and blank
> the partitions with fdisk to get it to install. After it installed, I
> recreated the partitions (after writing down what they were in the first
> place for block #'s etc.) and disabled rc.sysinit checks. This is
> busted. Hans needs to fix fsck.ext3 and submit a patch or redhat does.

Sorry, but I doubt that Hans or anybody in RH knows how to patch wetware,
let alone one as messed up as yours.
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