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Re: e2image: tools for sparse files & e2sfck support



Hi,

On Sat, 2003-01-11 at 18:33, Gregor Zattler wrote:

> Is there any intention to develop e2fsck in this direction?
> I thought of providing a backup of a file systems meta data
> as a cheap and easy means to support repairing it when it got
> corrupted!?

Yes.  From the e2image man page:

    In the future, e2fsck will be enhanced to be able to use the image 
    file to help recover a badly damaged filesystem.
    
Cheers,
 Stephen





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