Re: ext2 file system: moving between armel and amd64 etc.
* Riku Voipio <email@example.com> [2009-10-26 16:07]:
> > ext2 created by Debian lenny on amd64:
> > Filesystem flags: signed_directory_hash
> > ext2 created by Ubuntu 09.4 armel:
> > Filesystem flags: unsigned_directory_hash
> > It seems it comes from the fact that armel uses unsigned for char.
> Ted, can you check if e2fsprogs expects signed char in the code that
> checks for signed directory hash?
FWIW, such a problem was discussed on this list last year and resulted
in a kernel fix for ext3 and ext4, see
The ext3 fix is in the lenny kernel.
I don't think I ever saw a fix for ext2.