reiserfsprogs-3.6.27

Introduction to reiserfsprogs

The reiserfsprogs package contains various utilities for use with the Reiser file system.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-11.0 platform.

Package Information

User Notes: https://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/reiser

Kernel Configuration

Enable the following option in the kernel configuration and recompile the kernel:

File systems --->
  <*/M> Reiserfs support [CONFIG_REISERFS_FS]

Installation of reiserfsprogs

Install reiserfsprogs by running the following commands:

sed -i '/parse_time.h/i #define _GNU_SOURCE' lib/parse_time.c &&
autoreconf -fiv           &&

./configure --prefix=/usr &&
make

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

sed ...: Ensure a variable is defined for use with recent include files.

Contents

Installed Programs: debugreiserfs, mkreiserfs, reiserfsck, reiserfstune, and resize_reiserfs
Installed Library: libreiserfscore.so
Installed Directory: /usr/include/reiserfs

Short Descriptions

debugreiserfs

can sometimes help to solve problems with ReiserFS file systems. If it is called without options, it prints the super block of any ReiserFS file system found on the device

mkreiserfs

creates a ReiserFS file system

reiserfsck

is used to check or repair a ReiserFS file system

reiserfstune

is used for tuning the ReiserFS journal. WARNING: Don't use this utility without first reading the man page thoroughly

resize_reiserfs

is used to resize an unmounted ReiserFS file system

Last updated on Sun Aug 29 19:19:44 2021