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Old 06-29-2011, 08:05 PM   #1
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fs type on RAID


I've set up a RAID-1 array /dev/md0 consisting of two partitions /dev/sda5 and /dev/sdb5.
The partition /dev/sda5 was formatted "ext2" before mirroring, but now when I "mount -v /dev/md0 /mnt", it says "/dev/md0 on /mnt type ext3 (rw)".
Why is the type changed from "ext2" to "ext3" ?
Is this harmful ?
 
Old 06-29-2011, 09:38 PM   #2
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Tell us which distro & version you are using. The current default fs type is usually ext3, with ext4 taking over as we speak.
Check the entry in /etc/mnttab.

The partition type should be 'fd'
Try
Code:
fdisk -l
to check (that's lower-case L)
 
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Old 06-29-2011, 10:29 PM   #3
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Thanks.
I've made a typo mistake when editing "/etc/fstab".
Sorry for troubling.
 
  


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