On Thu, 1 Jun 2000, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> David Weinehall writes:
> > > can you please add the following patch into the 2.2.16-pre tree. It is a
> > > back-port of a fix in 2.3 which adds the missing de->file_type information
> > > for sockets in ext2. Without this patch, e2fsck complains about all
> > Is this a patch that should be backported into v2.0 too?!
> > In that case, I'd really appreciate a backport.
> Nope, the filetypes feature is not implemented in the 2.0 kernels at
> all for ext3, so it isn't just a matter of fixing a few lines.
> However, you may be interested in Ted's backport of the "sparse super"
> ext2 support for 2.0. This reduces filesystem overhead considerably
> for large filesystems, as well as speeding up e2fsck a bit.
Ted's sparse superblocks patch has been included in pre-patch-2.0.39-pre2
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