I'm working w/RedHat 7.2 default filesystem (ext3) settings.
tune2fs -l /dev/hdx says that following flags are set:

filetype sparse_super has_journal needs_recovery

But in the case I'm issue

mke2fs -v -j /dev/hdy "needs_recovery" flag is not set.

How should I setup "needs_recovery" ?

Yours
Mikhail Kuzminsky
Zelinsky Inst. of Organic Chemistry
Moscow