ext2fs can't read symlinks

Pedro F. Giffuni giffunip at tutopia.com
Mon Feb 14 05:31:21 UTC 2011


>From: Roger Hammerstein
>> Can you try creating a symlink in the same fs using
>> FreeBSD to see if it's valid?
>If i create a symlink booted into FreeBSD it works just fine,
>without any errors.  

I think linux is using an ext2 extension called "fast" symlinks.
No easy solution, unless you have patience to redo all your
short links on FreeBSD but please submit a PR so the people
currently working on ext2fs remember to implement it.




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