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Re: File system checking on ext3 after a system crash



On Mon, Apr 09, 2007 at 01:53:50PM -0600, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> On Apr 09, 2007  14:29 -0400, Sev Binello wrote:
> > >3) Periodically, and at a non-peak time, use the e2image program to
> > >save a backup copy of the filesystem metadata.
> >
> >    I did a quick test and looks simple to use, are there any caveats or 
> > hidden gotchas ?
> 
> It won't work for very large filesystems, because e2image doesn't use
> O_LARGEFILE (i.e. image cannot be > 2GB in size).

e2image uses open64, so it should work with just fine on large
filesystems.

						- Ted


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