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Re: EXT3 Journal Creation Problem



On Feb 28, 2002  00:02 +0000, Stephen C. Tweedie wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 28, 2002 at 08:26:13AM +1100, Adam Cassar wrote:
> > When I try to create an ext3 journal on a new fs, I receive the
> > following error. This is all under Kernel v2.4.17 and e2fs tools v1.25:
> > 
> > File size limit exceeded
> 
> You have probably got user limits running on the account: type "ulimit
> -a" under bash ("limit" on csh) to see the limits in force.  In
> particular, you'll probably see a max file size limit.  That's a local
> login shell configuration issue.

Or it's the 2.4.10-2.4.17 bug with bogus ulimits on devices.  This can
be avoided by logging into the console directly as root (no su).  If
you have e2fsprogs 1.26 it fixes this problem also.

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





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