Subject: Re: Linux ext2fs revision 1
To: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael Richardson <email@example.com>
Date: 10/26/1999 15:02:22
>>>>> "Manuel" == Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Manuel> On Mon, Oct 25, 1999 at 05:33:36PM -0400, Michael Richardson
>> 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
>> 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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