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On Friday 17 May 2002 08:36 am, you wrote:
[snip]
> > second, for redhat 7.0/1, there's one more step required for the root
> > filesystem.  i had to use mkinitrd to create a boot image that preloaded
> > jbd and ext3 (in that order), and modify lilo accordingly, so that root
> > would mount as ext3.
>
> why do you need to do this on redhat?  is that because the kernel
> doesn't have ext3 support?

i think it's simply because ext3 support is compiled as a module.

shawn.
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