[Libguestfs] [PATCH] New API: ufs-growfs to grow UFS filesystems.

Nikita A Menkovich menkovich at gmail.com
Mon Jun 13 11:39:17 UTC 2011

Seems everything is fine. In nearest time I will test it on several
freebsd guests.

On 13 June 2011 15:29, Richard W.M. Jones <rjones at redhat.com> wrote:
> This simple patch adds support for the BSD "growfs" command, so you
> can grow BSD filesystems [in theory -- see below].
> It also adds a new optional group called "ufsutils" which indicates if
> the libguestfs API supports the guestfs_ufs_growfs call, since it's
> not available on Fedora.  (http://libguestfs.org/guestfs.3.html#availability)
> I tested this on Debian, and although we appear to be invoking the
> growfs.ufs command correctly, the growfs command contains a bug.  It
> appears that Debian doesn't implement the BSD DIOCGSECTORSIZE ioctl,
> which means that growfs on Debian always dies with this error message:
>  bogus sectorsize: 0
> This appears to be a Debian bug.  Someone else can do a bit more
> investigation on that one and file a bug if necessary.
> Rich.
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