chattr +T not implemented?

Theodore Tso tytso at
Mon Jul 10 18:08:00 UTC 2006

On Mon, Jul 10, 2006 at 12:29:50PM +0200, Herta Van den Eynde wrote:
> Is this attribute implemented?  The manual pages entry for chattr 
> suggests it is, but when I check the chattr usage, "T" isn't listed:
>   #chattr -v
>   usage: chattr [-RV] [-+=AacDdijsSu] [-v version] files...
>   # cat /proc/version
>   Linux version 2.4.21-40.ELsmp (bhcompile at
>   (gcc version 3.2.3 20030502 (Red Hat Linux 3.2.3-54)) #1 SMP Thu Feb 2
>   22:22:39 EST 2006

To quote from the man page:

       A  directory  with    attribute will be deemed to be the top of
       directory hierarchies for the purposes of  the  Orlov  block  allocator
       (which is used in on systems with Linux 2.5.46 or later).

You're using Linux version 2.4.21....

							- Ted

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