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SubjectRe: [PATCH] SMP race in ext2 - metadata corruption.
Andrzej Krzysztofowicz wrote:

> I know a few people that often do:
>
> dd if=/dev/hda1 of=/dev/hdc1
> e2fsck /dev/hdc1
>
> to make an "exact" copy of a currently working system.

---
Presumably this isn't a problem is the source disks are either unmounted or mounted 'read-only' ?


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