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Re: [Help-hurd] sparse super option

From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: [Help-hurd] sparse super option
Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2000 03:09:00 +0200
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On Mon, Sep 18, 2000 at 03:28:14PM -0700, Kevin Musick wrote:
> I read recently that the hurd partition should be created with the mke2fs
> sparse-super option.

Not really. What you should avoid is to create it with the filetype option.
>From Linux, -O none and -O sparse_super both work.

Under Hurd, filetype is not enabled by default since e2fprogs 1.19, so it is
safe to not use -O at all.

> I don't remember this being the case before.  Is this
> in response to the recent changes in the ext2 file system?  Does the latest
> Grub version handle the ext2 revisions as well?

Well, it is in response to e2fsck 1.19. Grub doesn't care at all.


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