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SubjectRe: [Fwd: NTFS repair tools]
On Fri, Dec 08, 2000 at 03:34:09PM +0100, Jan-Benedict Glaw wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 08, 2000 at 02:43:42PM +0100, David Weinehall wrote:
> > On Fri, Dec 08, 2000 at 08:19:46AM -0500, David Relson wrote:
> > > At 11:54 PM 12/7/00, Jeff V. Merkey wrote:
>
> > No amount of warnings can prevent morons from f**king up. Unix gives
> > you enough rope et al. I'm not arguing for removal of any warning, but
> > seriously, if we have a loud (DANGEROUS) warning in the config-system
> > aaaaaand a warning in the help-text that the write-support probably will
> > mess up your fs, how much more can you do? I bet that if we remove the
>
> Well, simply insert sth. like this into ./fs/ntfs/fs.c:parse_options()
>
> printk(KERN_EMERG "You're likely to crash your NTFS if you do any "
> "write attempts to it. NTFS write support is broken and for "
> "developers *only*. Do only use this if you're debugging it, "
> "never ever use this on data you'd like to see tomorrow "
> "again!!! Please remount in read-only mode *now* or don't "
> "complain afterwards!

And add:

If you persist in using this, www.timpanogas.org will provide
tools to help you recover your data.);
Jeff

");
>
> Maybe that can prevent pupils^H^H^H^H^Heople from shooting their
> foots...
>
> MfG, JBG
>
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