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    SubjectRe: [patch] ext2/3: document conditions when reliable operation is possible
    On Wed 2009-08-26 06:43:24, david@lang.hm wrote:
    > On Wed, 26 Aug 2009, Pavel Machek wrote:
    >
    >>>>> The metadata is just a way to get to my data, while the data
    >>>>> is actually important.
    >>>>
    >>>> Personally, I care about metadata consistency, and ext3 documentation
    >>>> suggests that journal protects its integrity. Except that it does not
    >>>> on broken storage devices, and you still need to run fsck there.
    >>>
    >>> as the ext3 authors have stated many times over the years, you still need
    >>> to run fsck periodicly anyway.
    >>
    >> Where is that documented?
    >
    > linux-kernel mailing list archives.

    That's not where fs documentation belongs :-(.
    Pavel
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