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Re: grub-probe detects ext4 wronly as ext2

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: grub-probe detects ext4 wronly as ext2
Date: Tue, 1 Jul 2008 22:48:16 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

On Tue, Jul 01, 2008 at 08:42:39PM +0200, Javier Martín wrote:
> partition as "unrecognized" and then I had to specifically request it to
> be mounted as ext2 with a possible --ignore-incompatible flag,

A --ignore-incompatible flag doesn't sound like a nice thing to do;  it means
we're passing our own problem to the user instead of solving it.

Though, if non-essential stuff needs to be implemented, please take into
account that we're really pressed for space in ext2.mod (and try to use a
separate module for that).

Robert Millan

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