Problems under Redhat EL3 and ext3

Theodore Tso tytso at
Thu Jul 20 18:25:29 UTC 2006

On Thu, Jul 20, 2006 at 12:24:41AM -0700, Ulf Zimmermann wrote:
> The filesystem was created under EL3. I am currently copying everything
> in the new structure into a new directory and it seems to be fast. My
> plan at this point is to rename the hard linked new structure at the
> end, and use that copy. I did run on one of the nodes e2fsck -D but that
> did not help.

e2fsck -D, or e2fsck -fD?  You need the -f option in order to force
e2fsck to scan the whole filesystem and optimize all filesystems.

						- Ted

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