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Old 02-05-2010, 10:38 AM   #1
vinvishwa
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boot error mount:unknown filesystem type 'ext4'


hi
i am trying to compile kernel 2.6.23 on Fedora 12
After fixing a few bugs (getline error, %dil ,etc) i was able to compile the kernel
made initramfs img using dracut
updated grub and then booted up the new kernel 2.6.23

but it fails to boot with following error
mount: unknown filesystem type 'ext4'

plz help
thanx,
vinvishwa
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Old 02-05-2010, 03:10 PM   #2
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Your Fedora installation uses ext4 filesytem, and your custom kernel doesn't support ext4 - too old for that, AFAIK. That's all.
 
  


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