Release Notes: This release adds initial support for extended attributes. Fixes were made for e2fsck's symlink sanity checking, error handling, and memory leaks. Clearing of inodes and initial external journal support were added to e2fsck. E2image can now create raw image files. Support for the 64-bit block device patches was added. The requirement to run fsck on a filesystem after removing a journal was removed. The check of an ext3 filesystem and the creation of an internal journal were made faster. Support for the filesystem type "auto" was added to fsck. Other miscellaneous fixes were made.
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.
Release Notes: Many major fixes were made since 1.40.
Release Notes: Numerous bugfixes and enhancements. All users are urged to upgrade as soon as possible.
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,
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.