[kde-linux] ext4 Partition and KDE 4.3.4

Farhad Hedayati Fard hf.farhad at gmail.com
Sat Jan 30 10:06:21 UTC 2010

On Saturday 30 January 2010 01:50:21 am Dr. Edgar Alwers wrote:
> Hi,
> I installed a new 500 GB internal disk on my box, which runs Linux from
> Scratch, kernel On this disk, I formated a 50 GB partition with
>  the ext4 system.
> My experiences:
> 1.) The system mounts the ext4 partition through fstab, ( type ext3, type
>  ext4 is not yet recognised on fstab).
> 2.) On a console, I can e.g. copy a file to the ext4 partition.
> 3.) I cannot "speak" to this partition through dolphin. I get a message:
>  error ocurred while accesing, wrong fs, bad superblock etc....
> The compilation of the KDE4.3.4 was done before the new disk was mounted.
>  But I rebuilt the kernel with the ext4 filesystem activated.
> My questions:
> 1.) is dolphin ignoring my ext4 partition because it was build before the
>  ext4 activation in the kernel ?
> 2.) Is dolphin ( 4.3.4 ) not yet "used" to ext4 ? If this is true,
> 3.) will dolphin kde 4.4 be familiar with the ext4 system ?
> BTW., dolphin is only one example. I cannot mount the ext4 partition
>  outside of fstab.
> Thanks for informations,
> Edgar

btw, If you have compile the kernel yourself , make sure that in kernel 
configuration ext4 support is enabled.


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