[CentOS] Calling All FS Fanatics

Kirk Bocek t004 at kbocek.com
Wed Oct 4 15:23:48 UTC 2006

Joshua Baker-LePain wrote:
> Also note that it's the default for FSs created by anaconda at install
> time, but *not* (last I checked) a default for mke2fs.  To turn
> dir_index on at mke2fs time, use the '-O dir_index' flag.
> If you use tune2fs to add the option to an extant FS, then dir_index
> only applies to new directories (i.e. created after you added the
> option).  To retroactively apply it to the whole FS, you have to do the
> tune2fs and then take the FS offline and run 'e2fsck -fD' on the device.

Thanks Joshua, that's good info. I didn't know about the anaconda

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