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Date:	Wed, 3 Aug 2011 10:02:26 -0600
From:	Andreas Dilger <adilger@...ger.ca>
To:	markus hansen <hansenmarkus@....de>
Cc:	"linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org" <linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: fsck.ext4 multiply-claimed blocks

On 2011-08-03, at 3:10 AM, "markus hansen" <hansenmarkus@....de> wrote:
> I have a huge crashed ext4 filesystem with lots of Hardlinks in it. fsck.ext4 has not completed after 24h, handling "multiply-claimed blocks" eats the time. Stupid beginner question: Are the offered two Options (a) "copy multiply claimed blocks" (b) "delete inodes" useful in case multiple hardlinks point to same blocks? Isnt it ok in that case, that blocks are multiply claimed?

Multiply claimed blocks means they are claimed by multiple different inodes, and is unrelated to hard links. 

Cheers, Andreas--
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