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Re: [HEADS-UP] growfs port for ffs2 and ffs1
On Fri, 29 Oct 2010 00:13:29 +0200
Adam Hamsik <haaaad%gmail.com@localhost> wrote:
> >> I have ported growfs tool from FreeBSD to NetBSD I have done some tests
> >> with LVM partition and resizing ffs1 and ffs2 volumes with growfs seems to
> >> work very well. I would like to see more testing before I import it to
> >> base tree. If anyone has some big fs wich can be used for testing or has
> >> LVM setup it would be great to give it a try.
> >> Current growfs port source code can be found at . I have found that I
> >> haven't used latest growfs code, I will try to update current port to
> >> FreeBSD HEAD today.
> > I have updated my growfs sources to current FreeBSD HEAD ones with fix for
> > freebsd pr bin/115174. You can find latest sources here .
> I have been testing growfs in a loop for some time now (ffs1, ffs2, wapbl)
> and everything works fine, I will commit this during weekend if there are no
> real objections.
if it works, we shall have it
> Existence of resize_ffs which was never included to build and can't resize
> ffs2 file system can't be considered as issue.
agree, bitrotten software shouldnt be a real reason against growfs, the need to
shrink is much less like anyway.
> If anyone cares I have been running small script which was basically doing
> lvm lvresize
> check md5 sums of files on fs and create new ones.
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