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Re: Linux ext2fs goes multi-device :-)

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Subject: Re: Linux ext2fs goes multi-device :-)
From: "Christopher W. Carlson" <carlson@heaven.newport.sgi.com>
Date: Thu, 29 May 1997 08:29:18 -0700
In-reply-to: Miguel de Icaza <miguel@nuclecu.unam.mx> "Linux ext2fs goes multi-device :-)" (May 29, 12:48am)
References: <199705290548.AAA03659@athena.nuclecu.unam.mx>
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On May 29, 12:48am, Miguel de Icaza wrote:
> Subject: Linux ext2fs goes multi-device :-)
>
> I was impressed by the extensive XFS feature list (from some comments
> I read from this mailing list archives, and later from the Usenix
> paper), so during the past days I coded a little extension to ext2fs
> that allows a file system to be extended at runtime.
>
> Say, you are running out of space in /home, you type:
>
>       e2extend /home /dev/sdb1
>
> (where /dev/sdb1 is a fresh disk ready to be used as an extension to
> /home).  And poof!  instant extra space in /home.
>
> This is from my limited understanding of the IRIX man pages describind
> xlv and xfs.
>
> Tonight this code just passed a lot of testing, I will clean it up and
> post to linux-kernel soonish.
>
> Cheers,
> Miguel.
>-- End of excerpt from Miguel de Icaza


That sounds super cool!  Good work!

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