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

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Sun Aug 30 2009 - 03:03:51 EST

On Wed 2009-08-26 06:43:24, david@xxxxxxx wrote:
> On Wed, 26 Aug 2009, Pavel Machek wrote:
>>>>> 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?
> linux-kernel mailing list archives.

That's not where fs documentation belongs :-(.
(cesky, pictures)
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