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Date:	Mon, 20 Sep 2010 09:26:31 -0400
From:	Ted Ts'o <>
To:	Eric Sandeen <>
Cc:	ext4 development <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mke2fs: make "invalid blocks count" error more clear

On Thu, Aug 12, 2010 at 02:40:44PM -0400, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> Mistakes on the commandline can lead to odd error messages:
> # mke2fs -t ext4 -E stride=128 stripe-width=512 /dev/sda1
> mke2fs: invalid blocks count - /dev/sda1
> Making it a bit more explicit is more obvious:
> mke2fs: invalid blocks count '/dev/sda1' on device 'stripe-width=512'
> (hint, the mistake was no comma separation for -E)
> Reported-by: Adam Huffman <>
> Signed-off-by: Eric Sandeen <>

Applied to the e2fsprogs maint branch, thanks!!

					- Ted
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