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SubjectRe: ext3 seems to ignore ECC errors
Andreas Schwab, le Mon 04 Aug 2008 18:12:54 +0200, a écrit :
> 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.

Sure. But I forgot to mention that after spitting all these write
errors, the filesystem remains mounted read-write.

Samuel
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