Other Distros (NOT A FLAMEWAR TOPIC!!)

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Mon Apr 10 12:53:35 UTC 2006

Matthew R. Dempsky wrote:

> On Sun, Apr 09, 2006 at 01:49:32AM +0200, Alan McKinnon wrote:
>> fsck'ing every x mounts just in case ext3-style feels wrong to me. If
>> there's a possibility of inode corruption I'd say there's serious
>> problems with that file system and an fsck is unlikely to find and
>> fix everything.
> That behavior is configurable.  See the -c and -i options in tune2fs(8).
> However, the same man page also warns the following:
>         You should strongly consider the consequences of disabling
>         mount-count-dependent checking entirely...
> That warning would seem applicable to any filesystem, including Reiser.

Perhaps, but Reiser doesn't have those options, so one assumes (I know -
that kindof assumption is very unsafe) that the Reiser gurus don't think it
is necessary.

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