ext2

andrew sprott andru at btinternet.com
Fri Mar 30 19:00:39 PST 2001


At 21:40 22/04/01 +0200, you wrote:
> > reason bein, a few years back when suse's yast was still in
> > beta, and altho it was the primary setup tool, if i used it more
> > than twice in the same session, it would trash the fs. when i
> > mean trashed, thats when fsck can't repair it and is corrupt.
>
>You mean.. really _can't_ be repaired? I never experienced that.. usually 
>ext2fs
>-vy /dev/hda7 does the trick... You might have a faulty IDE controller.

yesh, really, fsck simply said the fs was unrecoverable. sounds like
a uae.

> > can the ext2fs be setup so that write delays and dirty
> > buffers are disabled? this at least means that incase of a
> > power cut, or any system failure, the fs is safe.
>
>I think you should give up ext2 and try reiser. It can't be much worse...

k i will.

andrew


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