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SubjectRe: [RFD] Incremental fsck
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Bodo Eggert wrote:
> Al Boldi <a1426z@gawab.com> wrote:
> > Even after a black-out shutdown, the corruption is pretty minimal, using
> > ext3fs at least. So let's take advantage of this fact and do an
> > optimistic fsck, to assure integrity per-dir, and assume no external
> > corruption. Then we release this checked dir to the wild (optionally
> > ro), and check the next. Once we find external inconsistencies we either
> > fix it unconditionally, based on some preconfigured actions, or present
> > the user with options.
>
> Maybe we can know the changes that need to be done in order to fix the
> filesystem. Let's record this information in - eh - let's call it a
> journal!

Don't mistake data=journal as an fsck replacement.


Thanks!

--
Al



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