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Re: core dumped messages from tune2fs



Hi,

On Fri, Nov 23, 2001 at 05:33:22PM -0700, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> On Nov 22, 2001  19:09 -0500, Stephen Clark wrote:
> > [root joker /root]# tune2fs -j /dev/hda4
> > tune2fs 1.25 (20-Sep-2001)
> > Creating journal inode: done
> > This filesystem will be automatically checked every 20 mounts or
> > 180 days, whichever comes first.  Use tune2fs -c or -i to override.
> > File size limit exceeded (core dumped)
> > 
> > tried redoing the one where I got the core dump message
> > [root joker /root]# tune2fs -j /dev/hda4
> > tune2fs 1.25 (20-Sep-2001)
> > The filesystem already has a journal.
> 
> Note, log in directly as root, run e2fsck on this fs to clean up, and
> then try creating the journal again.  This is a kernel bug (the File
> size limit exceeded) which provokes a tool bug (core dumped).

The core dump is easy to explain: exceeding the file size limit
delivers SIGXFSZ, for which the default action is to dump core.  

--Stephen





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