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Re: ext2 file system: moving between armel and amd64 etc.

* Riku Voipio <riku.voipio@iki.fi> [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.
Martin Michlmayr

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