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    SubjectRe: ext3 seems to ignore ECC errors
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    Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault@ens-lyon.org> writes:

    > Andreas Schwab, le Mon 04 Aug 2008 17:39:06 +0200, a écrit :
    >> Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault@ens-lyon.org> writes:
    >> > However, to my surprise Linux (2.6.26) continued to mount the ext3
    >> > filesystem read/write, spitting out a lot of IDE errors. Shouldn't
    >> > filesystems remount read-only and let the admin try to save data in such
    >> > case?
    >>
    >> That's a tunable parameter of the filesystem, see tune2fs(8).
    >
    > Oh, I had assumed it was on by default, hum. But now it reads
    >
    > Errors behavior: Remount read-only
    >
    > and I am still getting the same behavior. Indeed after some VFS
    > modifications time it gets remounted read-only, but shouldn't that
    > happen as soon as possible?

    The block device may do some retries before passing the error on.

    Andreas.

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