Project: OCFS2 Tools

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Project Description: Tools and support files for creating and managing OCFS2 volumes.
License: GPL

WHAT ARE OCFS2 TOOLS?

OCFS2 Tools is a collection of utility programs to create, manage, debug and repair the OCFS2 filesystem. It includes utilities like mkfs.ocfs2(8), fsck.ocfs2(8), tunefs.ocfs2(8), mount.ocfs2(8) and debugfs.ocfs2(8).


WHAT'S NEW?

OCFS2 Tools 1.4 has been released.

It can manage all existing releases of the file system, including OCFS2 1.2, OCFS2 1.4 and the version of the file system in the mainline Linux Kernel.


OCFS2 TOOLS 1.4 RELEASE

OCFS2 Tools 1.4.4-1 is the latest version.

Refer to the news for the full list of changes since the previous version.

Oracle's Enterprise Linux: OCFS2 Tools 1.4.4-1 packages for EL5 are available on the Unbreakable Linux Network. Users looking to upgrade to this release need to subscribe to the OCFS2 1.4 packages for Enterprise Linux 5 channel. After subscribing, users can upgrade to this release by issuing the following command:

        $ up2date --install ocfs2-tools ocfs2console

Novell's SUSE Linux Exterprise Server: OCFS2 Tools 1.4 packages for SLES10 SP2 are available on download.novell.com.

Red Hat's Enterprise Linux: OCFS2 Tools 1.4.4-1 packages for RHEL5 U2 are available on oss.oracle.com.


OCFS2 TOOLS 1.2 RELEASE

OCFS2 Tools 1.2.7-1 is the latest version.

It can manage the OCFS2 1.2 file system release.

Refer to the news for the full list of changes since the previous version.

Oracle's Enterprise Linux: OCFS2 Tools 1.2.7-1 packages for EL4 and EL5 are available on the Unbreakable Linux Network. Subscribers can upgrade to this release by issuing the following command:

        $ up2date --install ocfs2-tools ocfs2console

Novell's SUSE Linux Exterprise Server: Contact Novell Support or use Novell maintenance update process to get OCFS2 Tools 1.2.7-1 packages for SLES9 SP4 and SLES10 SP1.

Red Hat's Enterprise Linux: OCFS2 Tools 1.2.7-1 packages for RHEL4 and RHEL5 are available on oss.oracle.com.


SOURCE CODE AND LICENCING

The file system tools source code is available on oss.oracle.com.

The source code for the OCFS2 file system and its tools is available under the GNU General Public License (GPL), version 2.


REPORTING BUGS

Use the bugzilla to file bugs.

Try to be as verbose as possible in the bug reports.


MAILING LISTS

To learn about new releases and discuss OCFS2 related issues, please join one or more of the OCFS2 mailing lists.