Subject: Re: Linux ext2fs revision 1
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Michael Richardson <>
List: port-i386
Date: 10/26/1999 15:02:22
>>>>> "Manuel" == Manuel Bouyer <> writes:
    Manuel> On Mon, Oct 25, 1999 at 05:33:36PM -0400, Michael Richardson
    Manuel> wrote:
    >>  Has anyone experienced ext2fs revision 1? This one has dynamic inode
    >> sizes, but it seems that Linux 2.2.x only supports setting the value
    >> to be the same as it was previously, but still uses the new superblock
    >> format.
    >> It also permits the first inode to be set (needed since a different
    >> number will fit into the first inode area, I guess). I can't determine
    >> where this value might be set in the NetBSD code. Any pointers?

    Manuel> Actually NetBSD doesn't support it I think. I guess I'll have to
    Manuel> look at it :)

  For now, support is easy: Linux doesn't support it much either.
  I hacked my ext2fs super block back to rev 0, and it works fine. I'm
willing to test any code, or I can send my 20 lines of attempt.

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