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Author: Hendrik Boom
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] cannot mount newly created file system
On Wed, May 17, 2023 at 09:35:00AM +1000, Ralph Ronnquist wrote:
> On Tue, May 16, 2023 at 07:19:01PM -0400, Hendrik Boom wrote:
> >
> > I've created a partition devuan-root in a volume group before this.
> >
> > I then create an ext4 file system in that partition
> >
> > But I cannot mount it.
> >
> >
> > april:~# mke2fs -n -t ext4 -j -L devuan-root /dev/VG-3T/devuan-root
> >From the man page:
>        -n     Causes mke2fs to not actually create a filesystem,  but  display
>               what it would do if it were to create a filesystem.  This can be
>               used to determine the location of the backup superblocks  for  a
>               particular  filesystem,  so  long  as the mke2fs parameters that
>               were passed when the filesystem was originally created are  used
>               again.  (With the -n option added, of course!)

> Ralph.

Of course! Where was my brain yesterday?

Realising my brain seemed to be absent, I decided that it would be best to stop doing things with my file system until I had had a good rest.

And that I should make sure I had a complete backup.

-- hendrik