Bug 153751 - ext3 not on list of filesystems in disk druid
ext3 not on list of filesystems in disk druid
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: David Woodhouse
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2005-04-05 12:41 EDT by Elliot Lee
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-04-12 03:49:02 EDT
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anaconda.log (16.29 KB, text/plain)
2005-04-05 13:49 EDT, Elliot Lee
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anaconda.syslog (25.20 KB, text/plain)
2005-04-05 13:51 EDT, Elliot Lee
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Description Elliot Lee 2005-04-05 12:41:43 EDT
When doing an install on a powerbook, I go into disk druid, try to have it
reformat an existing partition as ext3, but only ext2 is on the list of file
systems. No ext3.

This is the FC4-re0404.0 tree
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2005-04-05 13:45:09 EDT
This means the module isn't loading for some reason.  Can you grab
/tmp/anaconda.log and /tmp/syslog?  (if you've installed, they're
/var/log/anaconda*)
Comment 2 Elliot Lee 2005-04-05 13:49:48 EDT
Created attachment 112722 [details]
anaconda.log
Comment 3 Elliot Lee 2005-04-05 13:51:36 EDT
Created attachment 112723 [details]
anaconda.syslog
Comment 4 Elliot Lee 2005-04-05 13:58:04 EDT
kernel issue
Comment 5 David Woodhouse 2005-04-05 20:00:36 EDT
ext3 in the 2.6.11-1.1225_FC4 kernel works fine for me on PPC:

shinybook /home/dwmw2 $ uname -rm
2.6.11-1.1225_FC4 ppc
shinybook /home/dwmw2 $ lsmod | grep ext3
ext3                  171560  1
jbd                   107224  1 ext3

This looks like something's going wrong with the installer image -- why isn't
jbd.ko getting loaded before ext3.ko?

But yes, the root of the problem _does_ lie with the kernel. Since ext3 is our
default file system, we _really_ shouldn't make things gratuitously more fragile
by building it as a module instead of statically in the kernel.
Comment 6 Colin Charles 2005-04-07 01:21:34 EDT
I'm told this should be fixed in FC4-re0406.1, however other installer issues
prevent this from actually being installed (tracebacks in anaconda?).
Comment 7 Colin Charles 2005-04-12 03:49:02 EDT
This is fixed; verified with the FC4-re0409.1 tree

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