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Date:   Sun, 29 Mar 2020 12:44:54 -0400
From:   "Theodore Y. Ts'o" <>
To:     Andreas Dilger <>
Cc:     Josh Triplett <>,,,
        Andreas Dilger <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ext4: Fix incorrect group count in ext4_fill_super error

On Sat, Mar 28, 2020 at 10:36:07PM -0600, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> You missed the v2 patch, which was better IMHO.

I saw the V2 patch, but the it will print the 32-bit truncated block
count, and it's possible if things are really insane, the number of
block groups calculated will be > 2**32.  In which case the V1 patch
with the format string adjusted will print a less confusing message.

groups count too large: 8589934634 ....

as opposed to: 

groups count too large: 42 ....

					- Ted

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