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    SubjectRe: document ext3 requirements
    Can one avoid replay of the journal then if it would be unclean?
    Just curious.

    Pavel Machek wrote:
    > Using ext3 is only safe if storage subsystem meets certain
    > criteria. Document those.
    > Errors=remount-ro is documented as default, but superblock setting
    > overrides that and mkfs defaults to errors=continue... so the default
    > is errors=continue in practice.
    > readonly mount does actually write to the media in some cases. Document that.
    > Signed-off-by: Pavel Machek <>
    > diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/ext3.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/ext3.txt

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