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SubjectRe: Moving ext3 journal file
On Nov 24, 2001  13:19 -0800, Mike Castle wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 24, 2001 at 11:54:11AM +0100, Marcel J.E. Mol wrote:
> > Hm, the e2fsck check does not work for me...
> > The .journal file still exists after
> >
> > # umount /dev/hda11
> > # e2fsck -f /dev/hda11
> > # mount /dev/hda11
> > # rpm -q e2fsprogs
> > e2fsprogs-1.25-1
> I was just going to comment on this as well. I cannot get this to work as
> advertised on a homegrown system as well.
> Even tune2fs -l | grep inode and ls -i .journal show it's still using the
> same inode.
> Actually, a quick look through the code, I can't see where e2fsck would
> take measures to hide .journal. At least not in 1.25.

OK, my bad. This is in my version of e2fsprogs (from Ted's BitKeeper
repository), but is not in an official release of e2fsprogs yet. It
will be in 1.26, but for now I don't even think there is a WIP release
which has it. Sorry for the confusion.

Cheers, Andreas
Andreas Dilger

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