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SubjectRe: [patch] linux likes to kill bad inodes


On Sunday, April 22, 2001 02:10:42 PM +0200 Pavel Machek <pavel@suse.cz>
wrote:

> Hi!
>
> I had a temporary disk failure (played with acpi too much). What
> happened was that disk was not able to do anything for five minutes
> or so. When disk recovered, linux happily overwrote all inodes it
> could not read while disk was down with zeros -> massive disk
> corruption.
>
> Solution is not to write bad inodes back to disk.
>

Wouldn't we rather make it so bad inodes don't get marked dirty at all?

-chris

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