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    SubjectRe: [patch] ext2/3: document conditions when reliable operation is possible
    Hi!

    >>> If your concern is that with Linux MD, you could potentially lose an
    >>> entire stripe in RAID 5 mode, then you should say that explicitly; but
    >>> again, this isn't a filesystem specific cliam; it's true for all
    >>> filesystems. I don't know of any file system that can survive having
    >>> a RAID stripe-shaped-hole blown into the middle of it due to a power
    >>> failure.
    >>>
    >>
    >> Again, ext2 handles that in a way user expects it.
    >>
    >> At least I was teached "ext2 needs fsck after powerfail; ext3 can
    >> handle powerfails just ok".
    >
    > So, would you be happy if ext3 fsck was always run on reboot (at least
    > for flash devices)?

    For flash devices, MD Raid 5 and anything else that needs it; yes that
    would make me happy ;-).

    Pavel
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