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The ext2fsprogs package contains essential ext2 filesystem utilities which consists of e2fsck, mke2fs, debugfs, dumpe2fs, tune2fs, and most of the other core ext2 filesystem utilities.
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2010-03-25 20:17

Many bugs have been fixed (mostly minor or/and obscure), workarounds have been added for issues with distribution startup scripts, support for the EOFBLOCKS_FL flag (2.6.34+ kernels) has been added, and messages printed and the documentation have been revised.

2009-09-02 18:34

Many major fixes were made since 1.40.
Tags: Major

2007-07-01 23:45

Numerous bugfixes and enhancements. All users are urged to upgrade as soon as possible.
Tags: Major bugfixes

2005-10-17 19:26

This release fixes blkid's test programs, an ia64 core dump, the
com_err library, messages, Mke2fs and badblocks, and a portability
problem in the filefrag program. Mke2fs will now use a larger journal
by default for filesystems greater than 4GB. Mke2fs will refuse to
create filesystems greater than 2**31-1 blocks, unless forced. The blkid
program has a new option,
Tags: Minor feature enhancements

2004-03-01 21:51

e2fsck has a new -k option. Many bugs were fixed, including several potential crashes and some invalid fixes to files in uncommon situations (no lost+found when reconnecting a directory, and journal replay with alt superblock). There are several fixes to journal inode location and superblock backups, bad-blocks, and indirect block corruption handling. This release works again on FreeBSD and has fixes for Darwin.
Tags: Minor bugfixes

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