ext2online with 1k blocks not working

Andreas Dilger adilger at sun.com
Sun Aug 24 23:37:10 UTC 2008

On Aug 24, 2008  17:31 +0200, Jure Pečar wrote:
> On Sat, 23 Aug 2008 05:32:05 -0600
> Andreas Dilger <adilger at sun.com> wrote:
> > How big is your journal?  It seems it is only 8MB, which isn't large
> > enough to a resize 870GB filesystem.
> Yes, that's the conclusion Ted came up with. 
> Still, offline resizing works, so I'll just have to schedule more downtime
> for the resize to finish.

You may also consider resizing your journal while it is offline:

	tune2fs -O ^has_journal $dev
	{maybe e2fsck -f needed here}
	tune2fs -j $dev

should create a journal with at least 32MB.  You can check with:

	debugfs -c -R "stat <8>" $dev

Cheers, Andreas
Andreas Dilger
Sr. Staff Engineer, Lustre Group
Sun Microsystems of Canada, Inc.

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