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e2ln(1)

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2020-02-05

e2tools

utilities for manipulating files in an ext2/ext3 filesystem

NAME

e2ln - create hard links on an ext2 filesystem

SYNOPSIS

e2ln [options] source destination

DESCRIPTION

The e2ln command is used to create hard links on an ext2 filesystem.

OPTIONS

-f Force the operation to remove any existing files.
-s Create a symlink.
-v Be verbose.
Note: creating symlinks is not operational at this time.

EXAMPLES

This will remove ‘/data/process_status‘ if it exists and isn’t already a hard link to ‘/data/info/status‘.
e2ln -vf /dev/hdb1:/data/info/status /data/process_status

AUTHOR

The e2tools were written by Keith Sheffield <>.
This manual page was written by Lucas Wall <>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).
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