e4rat broken; ext4_fiemap to be fixed any time soon?
On Sun, 19 Jun 2011 15:47:21 -0400, John Lindgren wrote:
> After updating a Squeeze system today (hadn't done so for a while), I
> find that e4rat (http://e4rat.sourceforge.net/) is broken because it
> needs the FS_IOC_FIEMAP ioctl, which is intentionally broken by a kernel
> patch dated March 15: ext4-Disable-FS_IOC_FIEMAP-ioctl.patch.
The problem seems quite serious.
> Now, the comment in that patch says, "A fix is pending, but until that
> has been well-tested let's disable it." So I'm just wondering, how long
> do we have to live with the current EOPNOTSUPP behavior before that fix
> is applied?
> More info about the e4rat problem here:
Have you considered asking this into debian kernel mailing list? :-?
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