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Re: ext2fs evil warning messages

On Sun, Feb 25, 2001 at 05:44:19PM +1100, Brian May wrote:
> ext2fs: hd0s1: warning: free inode x had 2 blocks
> ext2fs: hd0s1: warning: free inode x had a size of xxxx

The Linux kernel doesn't clear the block number information in the
filesystem.  The Hurd ext2fs server does.  The warning is only displayed for
filesystems owned by Hurd (-o hurd).  The proper fix would be to make the
linux kernel clear the block count in hurd owned ext2fs filesystems.

It's entirely harmless if you share hurd owned filesystems between Hurd and


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