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Re: bin/45072 (fsck_ext2fs dosn't work well with ext2fs's without alternate superblocks)
The following reply was made to PR bin/45072; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Holland <dholland-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: bin/45072 (fsck_ext2fs dosn't work well with ext2fs's without
Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2011 04:12:02 +0000
On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 05:35:02PM +0000, Izumi Tsutsui wrote:
>> Can you clear up with the linux ext2fs folks what the correct behavior of
>> linux e2fsck should be?
> I'm afraid there is no proper documents other than sources of e2fsprogs..
There are, however, ext2/3/4 developers who do frequently answer bug
One thing one of them suggested to me: there's a tool in e2fsprogs to
find superblocks; running that will probably be informative.
>> Another possibility is that
>> Ubuntu did something ext4-related that our ext2 tools don't understand.
> At least fsck_ext2fs(8) seems to check INCOMPATIBLE FEATURE bits
> in superblock. (though I'm not sure how Linux guys take care
> of backward compatibititty)
David A. Holland
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