viewing ext3 journal

Stefan Drexleri niam.tni at
Tue Jun 20 19:57:34 UTC 2006

2006/6/20, Andreas Dilger <adilger at>:
> With "debugfs -c -R 'dump <8> /tmp/journal'" you can dump the journal
> contents to a file, but that doesn't make it human readable...


i get error message "dump: filesystem not open".
What does <8> mean? I tried out to specifiy device file, but same error message.

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