Version 1.22 of e2fsprogs

Release Notes: A fix for a bug in e2fsck's handling of orphan inodes which are special files (block/character device files, named FIFOs, etc.), a fix for a bug which caused tune2fs to fail at adding a journal to a mounted filesystem, fixes for a few big-endian bugs in e2fsprogs, and a fix for a Hurd compilation problem.

Other releases

  •  25 Mar 2010 11:17

    Release Notes: Many bugs have been fixed (mostly minor or/and obscure), workarounds have been added for issues with distribution startup scripts, support for the EOFBLOCKS_FL flag (2.6.34+ kernels) has been added, and messages printed and the documentation have been revised.

    •  02 Sep 2009 09:34
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    Release Notes: Many major fixes were made since 1.40.

    •  01 Jul 2007 14:45

    Release Notes: Numerous bugfixes and enhancements. All users are urged to upgrade as soon as possible.

    •  17 Oct 2005 10:26

    Release Notes: This release fixes blkid's test programs, an ia64 core dump, the com_err library, messages, Mke2fs and badblocks, and a portability problem in the filefrag program. Mke2fs will now use a larger journal by default for filesystems greater than 4GB. Mke2fs will refuse to create filesystems greater than 2**31-1 blocks, unless forced. The blkid program has a new option,

    •  01 Mar 2004 12:51

    Release Notes: e2fsck has a new -k option. Many bugs were fixed, including several potential crashes and some invalid fixes to files in uncommon situations (no lost+found when reconnecting a directory, and journal replay with alt superblock). There are several fixes to journal inode location and superblock backups, bad-blocks, and indirect block corruption handling. This release works again on FreeBSD and has fixes for Darwin.

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