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SubjectRe: [Ext2-devel] [RFC 0/13] extents and 48bit ext3

> >Please don't. AFAIK, ext2/3 is only filesystem with
> >working fsck
> >(because that fsck was actually needed in the old
> >days). Starting from
> >xfs/jfs/reiser/??? means we no longer have working
> >fsck...
> Er, what do you mean by "working fsck"?

Passes 8 hours of me trying to intentionally break it with weird,
artifical disk corruption.

I even have script somewhere.

> Unless I'm misunderstanding something, JFS also has a
> working fsck
> (which has actually performed successful repair of
> real-world
> filesystem corruption for me, although I haven't used it
> as much as
> e2fsck or xfs_repair)., if it repaired 100 different, non-trivial corruptions, that
would be argument.

fsck.ext2 survives my torture (in some versions). fsck.vfat never
worked for me (likes to segfault), fsck.reiser never worked for me.

Thanks for all the (sleeping) penguins.
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