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Re: parted on filesystems using -R stride

From: Andreas Dilger
Subject: Re: parted on filesystems using -R stride
Date: Mon, 22 Jul 2002 12:06:58 -0600
User-agent: Mutt/1.3.28i

On Jul 22, 2002  13:45 -0400, Jon Niehof wrote:
> parted doesn't seem to like ext3 filesystems that have been 
> created using the -R stride=xxx option (for optimal 
> performance on RAID systems):
> 1          0.031 346283.898  primary   ext3
> (parted) p 1
> No Implementation: This ext2 filesystem has a rather strange 
> layout!  Parted can't resize this (yet).
> I'm not sure if this is a known issue or not; unfortunately 
> my understanding of the inner workings of ext2/3 is poor 
> enough that I doubt I'd be able to track down and patch it 
> myself.

This is handled in the ext2resize code, but not in parted (which is
based on an old version of the library code in ext2resize).
Unfortunately, neither Andrew or I have taken the time to merge the
updates together...

Cheers, Andreas
Andreas Dilger

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