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SubjectRe: [Ext2-devel] [RFC 0/13] extents and 48bit ext3

On Fri, 2006-06-09 at 02:20 -0600, Andreas Dilger wrote:

> > which implies matching changes to mkfs.ext2 and possibly mount..
> The extents format doesn't need any support from mke2fs. Currently this
> is activated by a mount option "-o extents", so it won't be used until
> a system administrator actively enables it.

It does need support from e2fsprogs, though; patches have been posed to
ext2-devel and are available on

though there is work left to do, especially to improve fsck's ability to
repair partially-damaged extent trees.


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