esfsck error on boot

Steve Crosby fost at
Sun Feb 27 22:18:57 PST 2005

Kevin Lyles <kevinlyles at> wrote in news:4222869E.30604

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> Hello all,
> I get an error from e2fsck every time I boot into my (brand new) LFS
> partition:
>      Mounting root file system in read-only mode             [  OK  ]
>      Checking file systems...
>      fsck.ext3: Filesystem has unsupported feature(s) (/dev/hda7)
>      e2fsck: Get a newer version of e2fsck!
>      File system errors were encountered that couldn't be
>      fixed automatically.  This system cannot continue to boot


> As far as I can tell, the version of e2fsck on the LFS partition and on
> my FC3 partition (which was the host for the LFS build) are identical;
> 1.35.  I can mount, unmount, and run e2fsck on /dev/hda7 from FC3 and
> the rescued CD I have without problems or errors detected.  I used nALFS

Although FC3 reports the version as 1.35, they have actually applied some 
patches that add new functionality not supported by the stock LFS 
e2fsprogs. The *safest* way to fix this is to update your LFS parition to 
e2fsprogs 1.36, which has the FC3 extensions included.

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Steve Crosby

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