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Re: Which mkfs tool can I use for an ext3 file system??



On Nov 08, 2001  11:30 -0800, steve pham wrote:
> My question is how do I
> format a partition for an ext3 file system?  We can
> normally run the command 'mkfs' or 'mkfs.ext2' to
> format an ext2 file system, or 'mkfs.xfs' for an xfs
> file system.  I was looking for some utilily like
> 'mkfs.ext3' or similar.

Use "mke2fs -j <dev>".  I had a patch to have allow a (sym)link
mkfs.ext3 -> mkfs.ext2 do the right thing, but Ted didn't like it.

> Question: Does ext3 support large file (file > 2GB)?

Yes.

Cheers, Andreas
--
Andreas Dilger
http://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2resize/
http://www-mddsp.enel.ucalgary.ca/People/adilger/





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