[ubuntu-uk] New Kernel = No Mount?

Pete Ryland pdr at pdr.cx
Mon Jan 30 01:29:56 GMT 2006

On Sun, Jan 29, 2006 at 05:00:39 -0800, William Amaral wrote:
> the drive is ata and it shows up with both the new and ubuntu patched 
> kernel, it even detects the partition as ext3 ( it is correct ) but it 
> does not mount it.... ( in the newer kernels downloaded downloaded and 
> built from kernel.org )
> Its bloody wierd... i never had the problem in debian... still dont.. 
> just in all my ubuntu's... it affects different drives.. i dont know if 
> it has something to do with the "active-ness" of the partition ( i doubt 
> it ) but it must be something... why doesnt that drive come up and my 
> other does just fine.
> im not sure.. might be a version conflict between kernel and gnu's mount 
> or something .

Unlikely, mount just calls the mount system call in the kernel.  It's
definitely one of the patches added recently.  Looking at:


might help identify what might have changed to cause this.  Are the reports
in this bug:


similar to what you are experiencing?


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