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SubjectRe: 2.6.35-r5 ext3 corruptions
On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 12:53:26PM +0200, Jan Kara wrote:
> I've taken the change just updating the changelog to:
> ext3: default to ordered mode
> data=writeback mode is dangerous as it leads to higher data loss and stale data
> exposure when systems crash. It should not be the default, especially when all
> major distros ensure their ext3 filesystems default to ordered mode. Change the
> default mode to the safer data=ordered mode, because we should be caring far
> more about avoiding stale data exposure than performance.
> Do you agree Dave?

Fine by me ;)


Dave Chinner

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