fsck.ext4 broken on FS created with "bigalloc"

Bug #1365864 reported by Qoo Seven on 2014-09-05
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e2fsprogs (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Main reference: https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=744953

e2fsprogs in Ubuntu 14.04 is affected by this bug that, " caused e2fsck to abort a journal replay on a filesystem with bigalloc enabled."

Theodore Ts'o (tytso) wrote :

It depends on the version of e2fsprogs in Ubuntu (which is't specified in this bug report).

The bug appeared in 1.42.9-3, and was fixed in 1.42.11-1. The bigalloc file system is also notone which is used by default by most users. (and probably shouldn't be unless you really know what you are doing; there are real tradeoffs involved with its use, so it's a bit of an advanced feature).

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