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Re: creating FFS2 file-system with makefs on linux
(I am answering both Lloyd and Christos here, as I couldn't get a
grasp on the second email, and to keep the Message-ID dance)
Sorry about the Message-ID dance. I'll try and avoid that in future.
You didn't do anything wrong. I was simply trying to explain why I took
the occasion of answering both messages at once. In fact, I followed-up
on your Message-ID to keep the thread, since your message was all I had.
Is this with NetBSD-current? My experience is with 9.0 and I have root
filling almost all of a 500GB disk on a couple of NUCs. I thought the
resize_ffs program refused to resize the v2 filesystems that I started
with, but maybe it was just complaining about the log and I'm
misremembering. Either way, my 9.0 systems are running with FFSv1.
It's 9.0/amd64(xen) here also, either the release or daily snapshots
from the netbsd-9 branch.
Maybe you could build with something like
nbmakefs -N tree/etc -x -F tree/METALOG.sanitised -s 2g -f 100000
Nice, thanks. Is -x -F critical here? I tried without it and I got the
same post-resize corruption with FFSv1.
Is resize_root supposed to give results at the first run already? While
seeing the boot message about resizing /, should I therefore be able to
check the size of `/` right away, or I am supposed to reboot afterwards?
FWIW, now that I switched to FFSv1, I can mount NetBSD's FFS from
GNU/Linux, even read-write, thanks to the CONFIG_UFS_FS=y
CONFIG_UFS_FS_WRITE=y kernel features and the appropriate mount options
(ufstype=44bsd). It was failing last time I tried to mount a makefs
image and it could be because I had FFSv2.
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