problem with extended attributes

Reindl Harald h.reindl at
Wed Mar 6 15:27:55 UTC 2013

Am 06.03.2013 16:23, schrieb Ed Greshko:
> On 03/06/13 22:36, Reindl Harald wrote:
>> anybody an idea?
>> [root at fileserver:~]$ setfattr -n harry -v test /mnt/storage/test
>> setfattr: /mnt/storage/test: Operation not supported
>> [root at fileserver:~]$ tune2fs -l /dev/mapper/StorageVolume-StorageVolumeLogical
>> tune2fs 1.42.3 (14-May-2012)
>> Filesystem volume name:   /mnt/storage
>> Last mounted on:          /mnt/storage
>> Filesystem UUID:          0e3b09c7-c488-486f-97b8-013e8d01037c
>> Filesystem magic number:  0xEF53
>> Filesystem revision #:    1 (dynamic)
>> Filesystem features:      has_journal ext_attr resize_inode dir_index filetype needs_recovery extent flex_bg
>> sparse_super large_file huge_file uninit_bg dir_nlink extra_isize
>> Filesystem flags:         signed_directory_hash
>> Default mount options:    journal_data_writeback user_xattr acl
> [egreshko at f18x tmp]$ setfattr -n user.harry -v test /home/egreshko/poc
> [egreshko at f18x tmp]$ getfattr /home/egreshko/poc
> getfattr: Removing leading '/' from absolute path names
> # file: home/egreshko/poc
> user.harry
> Too late in the day to recall where I learned this and/or why.....

thank you!

currently i try to debug Netatalk3 and such errors below
and wanted to make sure EA-support works at all on the volume
sys_lsetxattr("/mnt/storage/timemachine/."): Operation not permitted

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