EXT3 Reserve Space

Eric Sandeen sandeen at redhat.com
Tue Oct 5 13:43:11 UTC 2010

Muhammad Ammar wrote:
> Hi All,
> Whenever an EXT3 partition is created some space is reserved for
> super-user,  I used the mkfs.ext3 with option -m set to 0, but there is
> no effect it still reserve the space. How can i set the reserved-space
> to 0 or calculate the reserved-space in advance?
> Any suggestion/idea?

Please let us know the version of e2fsprogs you are using, and then
show the commands you used which exhibited this problem.


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