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Date:   Sat, 25 Nov 2017 23:45:07 +0100
From:   Reindl Harald <>
To:     Dave Chinner <>,
        Andreas Dilger <>
Cc:     Andi Kleen <>, Theodore Ts'o <>,
        Tahsin Erdogan <>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,
        linux-fsdevel <>,
        linux-ext4 <>
Subject: Re: regression: 4.13 cannot follow symlinks on some ext3 fs

Am 25.11.2017 um 23:32 schrieb Dave Chinner:
> On Fri, Nov 24, 2017 at 03:03:37PM -0700, Andreas Dilger wrote:
>> Any worse an idea than running a new kernel on an old system?
>> Newer e2fsck fixes a lot of bugs that are present in older
>> e2fsck as well...
> I'm running with everything up to date (debian unstable) on these
> VMs, they are just an old filesystem because some distros have had
> reliable rolling updates for the entire life of these VMs. :P

but why not update the FS to ext4?

our whole infrastructure was installed with Fedora 9 on ext3 (currently 
running F26, yum/dnf dist-upgrades) but any FS including the rootfs was 
converted to ext4 in 2010

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