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SubjectRe: "beyond 2038" warnings from loopback mount is noisy
On Sep 3, 2019, at 12:15 PM, Qian Cai <> wrote:
> On Tue, 2019-09-03 at 09:36 -0700, Deepa Dinamani wrote:
>> We might also want to consider updating the file system the LTP is
>> being run on here.
> It simply format (mkfs.ext4) a loop back device on ext4 with the kernel.
> # CONFIG_EXT4_USE_FOR_EXT2 is not set
> # CONFIG_EXT4_FS_POSIX_ACL is not set
> # CONFIG_EXT4_FS_SECURITY is not set
> # CONFIG_EXT4_DEBUG is not set
> using e2fsprogs-1.44.6. Do you mean people now need to update the kernel to
> enable additional config to avoid the spam of warnings now?

Strange. The defaults for mkfs.ext4 _should_ default to use options that
allow enough space for the extra timestamps.

Can you please provide "dumpe2fs -h" output for your filesystem, and the
formatting options that you used when creating this filesystem.

Cheers, Andreas

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