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Re: external journal lost [PATCH]



On Apr 08, 2009  01:40 -0700, Christian Kujau wrote:
> On Thu, 2 Apr 2009, Christian Kujau wrote:
> > Hm, I never had to forcefully remove a journal (yet), but from reading the 
> > manpage I'd indeed expect to get this removed even if the filesystem is in 
> > error. The attached patch to e2fsprogs (latest git) makes tune2fs removing 
> > the journal when "-f" is supplied. And it seems to work so far:
> > 
> > http://nerdbynature.de/bits/tune2fs/
> > 
> > Comments?
> 
> Hm, I was really hoping someone would comment on this, as I'm a) puzzled 
> as well, why the -force option does not work as expected and b) if this is 
> the right thing to do:

Proabably the right thing to do.

> --- e2fsprogs-git/misc/tune2fs.c.ORIG	2009-04-02 22:40:58.740218188 +0200
> +++ e2fsprogs-git/misc/tune2fs.c	2009-04-02 22:42:37.221830335 +0200
> @@ -374,8 +374,8 @@ static void update_feature_set(ext2_fils
>  				"read-only.\n"), stderr);
>  			exit(1);
>  		}
> -		if (sb->s_feature_incompat &
> -		    EXT3_FEATURE_INCOMPAT_RECOVER) {
> +		if ((sb->s_feature_incompat &
> +		    EXT3_FEATURE_INCOMPAT_RECOVER) && (!f_flag)) {
>  			fputs(_("The needs_recovery flag is set.  "
>  				"Please run e2fsck before clearing\n"
>  				"the has_journal flag.\n"), stderr);
> 
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Cheers, Andreas
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Andreas Dilger
Sr. Staff Engineer, Lustre Group
Sun Microsystems of Canada, Inc.


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