e2fsck error while booting LFS

Chakkaradeep C C chaks.lfs at gmail.com
Sun May 15 11:51:46 PDT 2005


hi Matthew,

thanks a lot...yes..my host system is Fedora Core 3 :-) ...i will
upgrade my e2fsprogs.....

thats interesting and i do appreciate this mailing list that i get my
answers within minutes....keep it up.........

with regards,
C.C.Chakkaradeep

On 5/16/05, Matthew Burgess <matthew at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:
> Chakkaradeep C C wrote:
> > i have completed my LFS 6.0 and when i tried to boot lfs, i got this error
> >
> > *********************************error********************************************
> > checking file systems...
> > fsck.ext2: Filesystem has unsupported feature(s) (/dev/hdb5)
> > e2fsck: Get a newer version of e2fsck!
> > ********************************error***********************************************
> 
> Yeah, nice isn't it? :)  Basically it looks like your host, I'm guessing
> Fedora Core 3, was running a patched version of e2fsprogs, or, if it's a
> very recent host, possibly e2fsprogs-1.37.  The result of this is that
> when you created your ext2 partition, it got created with some features
> that the old(ish) version of e2fsprogs installed in LFS-6.0 doesn't know
> about.  The easiest solution to this is to upgrade the e2fsprogs package
> to 1.37.
> 
> Hope this helps,
> 
> Matt.
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