Re: [patch] ext2/3: document conditions when reliable operation ispossible

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Wed Aug 26 2009 - 09:10:57 EST

>>> The metadata is just a way to get to my data, while the data
>>> is actually important.
>> Personally, I care about metadata consistency, and ext3 documentation
>> suggests that journal protects its integrity. Except that it does not
>> on broken storage devices, and you still need to run fsck there.
> as the ext3 authors have stated many times over the years, you still need
> to run fsck periodicly anyway.

Where is that documented? I very much agree with that, but when suse10
switched periodic fsck off, I could not find any docs to show that it
is bad idea.
(cesky, pictures)
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