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Date:	Tue, 24 Apr 2012 15:41:08 -0400
From:	Ted Ts'o <tytso@....edu>
To:	djwong <djwong@...ibm.com>
Cc:	Andreas Dilger <adilger@...mcloud.com>,
	Zheng Liu <gnehzuil.liu@...il.com>,
	Andreas Dilger <adilger@...ger.ca>,
	"linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org" <linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org>,
	"linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [RFC] jbd2: reduce the number of writes when commiting a
 transacation

On Mon, Apr 23, 2012 at 10:19:48PM +0000, djwong wrote:
> 
> My huge checksum patchset _does_ include checksums for data blocks; see the
> t_checksum field in struct journal_block_tag_s.  iirc the corresponding journal
> replay modifications will skip over corrupt data blocks and keep going.

I need to check for this in the patches (and you may be doing this
already), but in the kernel failed checksums should result in an
ext4_error() call which will set the file system as corrupt and
needing to be checked.  And in e2fsck it should force a full check of
the file system.

					- Ted
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