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SubjectRe: 2.4.15 + fs corruption.
On Nov 23, 2001  17:50 -0600, Jahn Veach wrote:
> > Breakage happens when you umount filesystem (_any_ local filesystem, be
> > it ext2, reiserfs, whatever) that still has dirty inodes.
>
> What kind of breakage are we looking at here? I had a system that ran 2.4.15
> and got shut down without a sync. What kind of corruption will occur and is
> it something a simple fsck will fix?

Well it appears to leave inodes around which do not point at existing files.
It is easy to fix on ext2/ext3, but may be harder for reiserfs. Maybe
reiserfs shows the problem differently, though, I don't know.

Cheers, Andreas
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Andreas Dilger
http://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2resize/
http://www-mddsp.enel.ucalgary.ca/People/adilger/

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