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SubjectRe: ext2 fs not properly updated upon dismount.
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On Tue, 16 Jun 1998 13:15:42 -0400 (EDT), you wrote:
>
>And I think __everybody__ has such problems with versions above 2.1.102
>(or thereabouts), but they don't notice it because a complete fsck isn't
>done if the file-system has been dismounted proberly.
>
>To check, boot with init=/bin/bash.
>
>Then fsck -f /


Confirmed - I tried this with 2.1.106-ac2 and I got filesystem errors, after
cleanly shutting down the system. I believe this should not happen under any
circumstances? I have never aborted a filesystem check if one was forced.

Ganesh
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