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Re: removing external journal



>>>>> I have a system with an ext4 filesystem with its journal on an other
>>>>> device (an SSD).
>>>>> Now this SSD dropped of the sata bus so the filesystem went r/o.
>>>>> I would like to remove the journal but it says it can't because
>>>>> needs_check is set.
>>>>
>>>> What does it actually say?  there is no needs_check flag AFAIK.
>>>
>>> I think he means "needs_recovery" - EXT3_FEATURE_INCOMPAT_RECOVER
>>> set when journal recovery is needed after an unclean shutdown.
>>
>> Yes, that's the one.
>>
>>> What you want is to run (per the tune2fs(8) man page, maybe something
>>> should go into the e2fsck(8) man page as well?):
>>>    tune2fs -f -O ^has_journal /dev/XXX
>>
>> That one was denied because of the needs_recovery.
>
> Even with the "-f" ?

I did not dare to do that.

> Hum, that sounds like it might be a bug then.  What version?

This is util-linux 2.20.1 from debian package 2.20.1-5.4.


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