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Date:	Sun, 4 Mar 2012 21:41:04 -0500
From:	Ted Ts'o <>
To:	Tom Gundersen <>
Cc:, Thomas Baechler <>,
	Tobias Powalowski <>,
	Dave Reisner <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ext4: ignore ext3/ext2 only mount options

On Sat, Feb 25, 2012 at 02:37:01PM +0100, Tom Gundersen wrote:
> There is a regression when using the ext4 module to mount
> ext2 or ext3 filesystems: When mountoptions are used that are
> supported by ext2 or ext3, but not by ext4 the mount fails.
> This patch changes the failure into a warning. The case when
> the ext4 module is not used for ext2/3 support is unchanged.
> Report:
> Signed-off-by: Tom Gundersen <>
> Cc: Thomas Baechler <>
> Cc: Tobias Powalowski <>
> Cc: Dave Reisner <>

Thanks.  This patch will be slightly modified due to some cleanup and
refactorization in ext4's mount option handling code that I've been

						- Ted
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