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Journal Journal: My First Journal Entry

Lameness filter won't let me post this, let's see if it works here:

(in response to http://slashdot.org/comments.pl?sid=55568&cid=5417476)

Then there's something wrong with your setup. Yes I know this has a journal (ext3) but I've done it on my previous filesystem without a journal and I don't see how a journal would affect the file size the file system can handle.

# tune2fs -l /dev/hde1
tune2fs 1.27 (8-Mar-2002)
Filesystem volume name:
Last mounted on:
Filesystem UUID: 63cd6336-d861-11d6-9791-b3f4cb2930b0
Filesystem magic number: 0xEF53
Filesystem revision #: 1 (dynamic)
Filesystem features: has_journal filetype needs_recovery sparse_super large_file
Filesystem state: clean
Errors behavior: Continue
Filesystem OS type: Linux
Inode count: 31490048
Block count: 31459278
Reserved block count: 1572963
Free blocks: 3203155
Free inodes: 31244817
First block: 0
Block size: 4096
Fragment size: 4096
Blocks per group: 32768
Fragments per group: 32768
Inodes per group: 32768
Inode blocks per group: 1024
Last mount time: Thu Feb 13 12:15:37 2003
Last write time: Thu Feb 13 12:15:37 2003
Mount count: 13
Maximum mount count: 28
Last checked: Wed Feb 5 11:19:32 2003
Check interval: 15552000 (6 months)
Next check after: Mon Aug 4 12:19:32 2003
Reserved blocks uid: 0 (user root)
Reserved blocks gid: 0 (group root)
First inode: 11
Inode size: 128
Journal UUID:
Journal inode: 288
Journal device: 0x0000
First orphan inode: 1540292
# mount /dev/hde1 on / type ext2 (rw)
none on /dev/pts type devpts (rw,gid=5,mode=620)
none on /proc type proc (rw)
usbdevfs on /proc/bus/usb type usbdevfs (rw)
# cd /
# pwd
# dd if=/dev/zero of=big-file bs=1M count=6000
6000+0 records in
6000+0 records out
# ls -l big-file
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 6291456000 Mar 2 21:25 big-file
# rm big-file
# ls -l big-file /bin/ls: big-file: No such file or directory

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