[olug] Suse 9 and ext3

Terry td3201 at yahoo.com
Thu May 27 13:43:03 UTC 2004

Here are the steps I would try:
1) lsmod | grep ext3
2) modprobe ext3
3) Find out if suse ships an ext3 module with their
systems.  If not, build one.
4) See if there are user tools (mkfs.ext3). If so,
there is probably a module somewhere...just a guess
--- John DiMartino <john_dimartino at mac.com> wrote:
> Okay, this is going to sound like a noob question
> but I just installed 
> Suse 9.0 via FTP.  When I booted up for the first
> time Suse didn't 
> recognized my ext3 hard drives - no big deal. 
> Except that I tried to 
> add them manually to fstab but it errored out saying
> that the kernel 
> doesn't support ext3.
> I have done google searches and the suses support
> database was offline 
> as of this morning and so I am asking you guys - how
> do I get ext3 
> support for Suse without recompiling the kernel?  Is
> there a simple way?
> Thanks guys,
> John
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