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SubjectRe: The ext3 way of journalling
On Tue 2008-01-08 16:07:27, Tuomo Valkonen wrote:
>
> The ext3 journalling code can be summarised as:
>
> superblock->last_checked = random();
> sync(superblock)
>
> I hate it: every time Linux crashes, e.g. due to power failure, it takes
> almost an hour to boot, because the kernel has decided to corrupt the
> superblock to indicate that it's been years since last file system
> check. And obviously the crappy init system provides no simple way to
> stop the checking, to put it in the background, or whatever. The FOSS

rm /sbin/fsck?

And no, ext3 here does not corrupt last_checked here.
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