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Re: ext2online difficulty



On Mar 04, 2005  17:26 +0000, Jonathan Purcell wrote:
> I am having some trouble using the ext2online utility, I have reduced 
> the problem down to its simplist form, and it goes soemthing like this:
> 
> [root blah ~]# mke2fs /dev/sdb1 1048576
> [root blah ~]# mount /dev/sdb1 /mnt
> [root blah ~]# ext2online /dev/sdb1
> ext2online v1.1.18 - 2001/03/18 for EXT2FS 0.5b
> ext2online: ext2_ioctl: Inappropriate ioctl for device
> 
> ext2online: unable to resize /dev/sdb1

There is a bit of a misnomer - the online resize support only exists
for ext3 and not ext2.

If you do "mke2fs -j /dev/sdb1 1048576" it should work.

Cheers, Andreas
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Andreas Dilger
http://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2resize/
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