[Arm-netbook] Fwd: Re-installing CT-PC89E original firmware ...

JLB j at twu.net
Fri Mar 12 13:34:15 GMT 2010

Okay, colour me 'thoroughly confused'. (It's a shade of green.) If we now 
have the ability to compile our own kernel, what is stopping us from 
either [a] compiling in ext3 support or [b] compiling ext3 support as a 
loadable module?


On Fri, 12 Mar 2010, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:

> On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 12:55 PM, JLB <j at twu.net> wrote:
>> Sweeeeeeet. And then we'll finally have ext3 support, rite? :D
> wrong.  ok - not on the NAND flash, not immediately.  the 2.6.24 ext4
> driver marks the partition with a "future" flag (0x40 i think) that an
> ext3 partition cannot recognise.
> the partition is still marked as ext3, even though it's formatted as ext4.
> that's yet _another_ problem to be dealt with.
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