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SubjectRe: [Fwd: NTFS repair tools]
On Fri, Dec 08, 2000 at 02:00:29PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > Agree. We need to disable it, since folks do not read the docs
> > (obviously). Of course, we could leave it on, and I could start
> > charging money for these tools -- there's little doubt it would be a
> > lucrative business. Perhaps this is what I'll do if the numbers of
> > copies keeps growing. When it hits > 100 per week, it's taking a lot of
> > our time to support, so I will have to start charging for it.
> I am very firmly against removing something because people do not read manuals,
> what is next fdisk , mkfs ?.

We should put in a nastier message then. It WILL DESTROY DATA IRREPARABLY
and I've got even more bad news -- because it's in Linux, Microsoft is already
altering the on-disk structures again, so it's about to be broken in R/O
mode as well when Whistler comes out.



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