Bug 225185 - nautilus-2.16.2-7.fc6 mounts ext3 usb flash fs as ext2
Summary: nautilus-2.16.2-7.fc6 mounts ext3 usb flash fs as ext2
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-mount
Version: 6
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Zeuthen
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: bzcl34nup
Depends On:
Blocks: 418441
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-01-29 17:49 UTC by H.J. Lu
Modified: 2013-03-06 03:49 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-05-06 19:07:10 UTC
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Description H.J. Lu 2007-01-29 17:49:30 UTC
I have a 2GB usb flash drive:

[root@gnu-2 hjl]# fdisk /dev/sdc

The number of cylinders for this disk is set to 126976.
There is nothing wrong with that, but this is larger than 1024,
and could in certain setups cause problems with:
1) software that runs at boot time (e.g., old versions of LILO)
2) booting and partitioning software from other OSs
   (e.g., DOS FDISK, OS/2 FDISK)

Command (m for help): p

Disk /dev/sdc: 2080 MB, 2080374784 bytes
1 heads, 32 sectors/track, 126976 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 32 * 512 = 16384 bytes

   Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
/dev/sdc1               2      126976     2031600    b  W95 FAT32

Command (m for help): 

I did

# mke2fs -j /dev/sdc1

When I clicked its icon in file browser, it was mounted as ext2, kernel

EXT2-fs warning (device sdc1): ext2_fill_super: mounting ext3 filesystem as ext2

Comment 1 Jane Lv 2008-02-27 09:13:08 UTC
I didn't reproduce this bug on fc9-alpha.  The nautilus package is version 

The system works well with usb flash driver.  Ext3 partition I made was 
mounted as ext3.  Writing and reading are both OK.  No warning message shown 

Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2008-04-04 05:47:02 UTC
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Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2008-05-06 19:07:08 UTC
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