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SubjectRe: ext3 seems to ignore ECC errors
Samuel Thibault <> writes:

> Andreas Schwab, le Mon 04 Aug 2008 17:39:06 +0200, a écrit :
>> Samuel Thibault <> writes:
>> > However, to my surprise Linux (2.6.26) continued to mount the ext3
>> > filesystem read/write, spitting out a lot of IDE errors. Shouldn't
>> > filesystems remount read-only and let the admin try to save data in such
>> > case?
>> That's a tunable parameter of the filesystem, see tune2fs(8).
> Oh, I had assumed it was on by default, hum. But now it reads
> Errors behavior: Remount read-only
> and I am still getting the same behavior. Indeed after some VFS
> modifications time it gets remounted read-only, but shouldn't that
> happen as soon as possible?

The block device may do some retries before passing the error on.


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