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1.28.1. RHBA-2011:0076: bug fix and enhancement update
Updated e4fsprogs packages that fix a bug and add an enhancement are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
The e4fsprogs packages contain a number of utilities for creating, checking, modifying, and correcting inconsistencies in fourth extended (ext4 and ext4dev) file systems. e4fsprogs contains e4fsck (used to repair file system inconsistencies after an unclean shutdown), mke4fs (used to initialize a partition to contain an empty ext4 file system), tune4fs (used to modify file system parameters), and most other core ext4fs file system utilities.
This update fixes the following bug:
* To ensure the file system was recently checked, users were required to use the fsck utility before running the "resize4fs -P" (minimum size query) command, even though this is not actually necessary. With this update, the underlying source code has been modified to target this issue, and running fsck before querying the minimum size of the file system is no longer required. ( BZ#643945)
As well, this update adds the following enhancement:
* The e4fsprogs package has been updated to the upstream version 1.41.12. ( BZ#604809)
All e4fsprogs users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which resolve this issue, and add this enhancement.