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SubjectRe: e2fsck...
Reply to mail from Mofeed Shahin about e2fsck...
> I am just wandering what (if any) are the concequences of running e2fsck
> on a read/write mounted fs (such as the root partition)?
> Linux 2.0.34
often ...very bad. it's like rearranging the structure of a building that
has parts being held from a crane. when they get put where they belong
(sync/shutdown), the underlying structure has been changed and you're
looking at major data corruption.

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