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SubjectRe: 2.4.2 ext2 filesystem corruption ? (was 2.4.2: What happened ? (No


On Wed, 7 Mar 2001, Ben Greear wrote:

> However, messing with the hdparms options can do random things, at
> least from my perspective as a user: It may bring exciting new performance
> to your system, and it may subtly, or not so, corrupt your file system.

It's root-only. If you run unfamiliar stuff as root without thorough
RTFM or choose to ignore "use with extreme caution" contained in the
manpage - hdparm is the least of your problems. Think of it as evolution
in action...
Cheers,
Al

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