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SubjectRe: [reiserfs-list] Re: ReiserFS data corruption in very simple configuration


On Monday, September 24, 2001 11:25:10 AM +0200 Jens Benecke
<jens@jensbenecke.de> wrote:

> one question:
>
> When I was using ext2 I always mounted the /usr partition read-only, so
> that a fsck weren't necessary at boot - and the files were all guaranteed
> to be OK to bring the system up at least.
>
> Does this (mount -o ro) make sense with ReiserFS as well? What I mean is,
> is there a chance of a file getting corrupted that was only *read* (not
> *written*) at or before a power outage?

Yes, after the mount is finished, reiserfs won't change the files on a
readonly mount.

-chris

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