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SubjectRe: ext2_free_blocks (fwd)
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   Date:   Wed, 19 Jan 2000 05:29:21 +0100 (CET)
From: Andrea Arcangeli <andrea@suse.de>

On Wed, 19 Jan 2000 tytso@MIT.EDU wrote:

>[..] Since fsck -f didn't find any problems, it was probably your
>hardware hiccuping and returning the wrong block when ext2 tried to read
>in an indirect block. [..]

The corrupted metadata block is been freed before fsck had a chance to run
and once the metadata block become an unused block all returned fine.

How do you know that? It's a plausible scenario, but only if someone
deleted the file containing the bad indrect block before running fsck.

- Ted

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