esfsck error on boot

Kevin Lyles kevinlyles at comcast.net
Mon Feb 28 01:30:31 PST 2005


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That did it.  Thanks!

Steve Crosby wrote:
| Kevin Lyles <kevinlyles at comcast.net> wrote in
| news:4222CFF8.2050902 at comcast.net:
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|>Steve Crosby wrote:
|>| Kevin Lyles <kevinlyles at comcast.net> wrote in news:4222869E.30604
|>| @comcast.net:
|>|
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|>|>Hello all,
|>|>
|>|>I get an error from e2fsck every time I boot into my (brand new) LFS
|>|>partition:
|>|>
|>|>     Mounting root file system in read-only mode             [  OK  ]
|>|>     Checking file systems...
|>|>     fsck.ext3: Filesystem has unsupported feature(s) (/dev/hda7)
|>|>     e2fsck: Get a newer version of e2fsck!
|>|>     File system errors were encountered that couldn't be
|>|>     fixed automatically.  This system cannot continue to boot
|>|
|>|
|>| <snip>
|>|
|>|>As far as I can tell, the version of e2fsck on the LFS partition and
|>|>on my FC3 partition (which was the host for the LFS build) are
|>|>identical; 1.35.  I can mount, unmount, and run e2fsck on /dev/hda7
|>|>from FC3 and the rescued CD I have without problems or errors
|>|>detected.  I used nALFS
|>|
|>|
|>| Although FC3 reports the version as 1.35, they have actually applied
|>| some patches that add new functionality not supported by the stock
|>| LFS e2fsprogs. The *safest* way to fix this is to update your LFS
|>| parition to e2fsprogs 1.36, which has the FC3 extensions included.
|>|
|
|
| <snip top post and PGP>
|
|
|>I figured it'd be something like that.  So, should I compile that
|>while booting from my rescue disk, and just chroot into my LFS
|>partition?
|>
|>Kevin
|>
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| either a rescue disk or your host - chroot and build e2fsprogs, and you
| should be good to go.
|
| -- -
| Steve Crosby
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