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Re: grub-probe detects ext4 wronly as ext2

From: Javier Martín
Subject: Re: grub-probe detects ext4 wronly as ext2
Date: Wed, 02 Jul 2008 01:05:20 +0200

El mar, 01-07-2008 a las 22:48 +0200, Robert Millan escribió:
> 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.
We don't have any "problem": ext4 is currently not supporting and we do
the Right Thing (tm) in fixing our ext2 driver so that it won't try to
read filesystems it cannot. Then, given Pavel's an others' arguments, I
suggest the addition of such an user-accessible flag
> 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).

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