Subject: Re: resize_ffs problems on ffs1 with updated ffs1 superblock
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael L. Hitch <email@example.com>
Date: 02/07/2007 09:34:14
On Wed, 7 Feb 2007, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> According to dumpfs wd0a the file system is ffsv1 with an ffsv1 superblock
> Yet resize_ffs reports that
> Cannot resize ffsv2 format suberblock!
> looking in the code for resize_ffs I see this error occurs when the super
> block contains FS_FLAGS_UPDATED.
> Is there a way around this?
Resize_ffs has been doing this ever since ffsv2 was imported. I tried
is once quite a while ago and saw the same problem. I didn't pursue it
any further at the time, but not too long ago I wanted to resize a
filesystem. I looked into the problem and figured out what it was doing
and came up with a patchy.
I have just submitted a PR for this problem. I don't have the PR number
Michael L. Hitch email@example.com
Information Technology Center
Montana State University Bozeman, MT USA