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Opened 10 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

#323 confirmed enhancement

ext4 support: backport ext4 driver

Reported by: anonymous Owned by: iurgi@…
Priority: low Milestone: Firmware 2.3
Component: fon-base-firmware Version: N/A
Severity: normal
Cc: Hardware: unknown

Description

la fonera 2.0 can not mount ext4 file-systems from USB disks. error (from dmesg) : "EXT3-fs: sda2: couldn't mount because of unsupported optional features (240)." solution : enable ext4 support in kernel

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comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by matthijs

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comment:2 Changed 7 years ago by anonymous

I was waiting this feature for 2 years, no news?

comment:3 Changed 7 years ago by matthijs

  • Component changed from unknown to fon-base-firmware
  • Hardware set to unknown
  • Milestone set to Firmware 2.3.7.0
  • Severity set to unknown
  • Status changed from new to confirmed
  • Type changed from request to enhancement
  • Version set to N/A

If this is just a matter of enabling the kernel module, I'll see if we can include this in 2.3.7.0.

comment:4 Changed 7 years ago by ja@…

Thanks! after 3 years waiting finally some light :)

comment:5 Changed 7 years ago by matthijs

  • Milestone changed from Firmware 2.3.7.0 to Firmware 2.3
  • Severity changed from unknown to normal
  • Summary changed from ext4 support to ext4 support: backport ext4 driver

Hm, I have disappointing news: ext4 support wasn't really stable until kernel 2.6.28, but the Foneras run 2.6.21 and 2.6.26. So, I'll not be enabling ext4 support, for risk of destroying people's data.

On the longer term, we could look into backporting the stable ext4 driver, but that's something that needs some more work...

comment:6 Changed 7 years ago by matthijs

(In [2151]) mountd: Don't try to mount ext4 partitions.

This allows mountd to recognize ext4 partitions, so it can skip trying to mount them and instead report something sensible to the user. Since our kernel does not support ext4 (ext4 suppport wasn't considered stable until kernel 2.6.28), we shouldn't be trying to mount ext4 partitions as ext3 (which was what previously happened).

References: #323

comment:7 Changed 5 years ago by Gennady

ببخشید که لینک ها مشکل داشت.برای آپگرید باید توی ایتونز ریستور کنید.برای این کار در مک باید دگمه ی option را گرفته و روی rserote کلیک کنید و firmware را انتخاب کنید.و در ویندوز shift را بگیرید و روی ریستور کلیک کنید.

comment:8 Changed 5 years ago by david.ludovino@…

+1 I haven't been complaining about this one, but now with ext4 becoming used evermore it starts to be an issue. Are there no plans to update the kernel?

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