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SubjectRe: [reiserfs-dev] 2.5.4-pre1: zero-filled files reiserfs
On Mon, Feb 11, 2002 at 04:27:43PM +0300, Oleg Drokin wrote:
> Hello!
>
> On Mon, Feb 11, 2002 at 02:14:22PM +0100, Alex Riesen wrote:
>
> > > .history may be corrupted if your partition was not unmounted properly
> > > before reboot.
> > but in that strange way? the sizes of the files are kept, just the content,
> > as were it's an empty page. Sadly that i haven't kept any of the files (unless
> > some i haven't found yet) to check it is page-aligned.
> This is nothing strange.
> You open file for writing, write some stuff, metadata gets journaled,
> but file content is not. Then you reboot, metadata is ok,
> but file content is lost.
> (and at least bash totally rewrites its .history file)

yes, that clear alot.
I cannot remember any problems while rebooting, but i'm not sure.

-alex

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