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Re: EXT3: tail packing status / a few questions



On Thu, Apr 04, 2002 at 01:10:16PM -0800, IT3 Stuart Blake Tener, USNR-R wrote:
> Mr. Smit:
> 
> 	With regard to the tail packing, yes, I need it; I am using a
> laptop with limited space. Any ideas on whether it has become a stable
> option to use yet in EXT3?
> 
> 	With regard to the reserved block percentage, I did not know
> this was adjustable via tune2fs or I would have done the man page on it.
> I will look at the tune2fs man page.
> 
> 	With regard to turning off the journaling via tune2fs, I think
> there is a bug in tune2fs. It seems that it did not reverse whatever
> needed to be reversed in order for Partition Magic to think the
> filesystem was EXT2 again and not EXT3. Any further ideas?

You could also use GNU parted to resize the partition.

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