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Date:	Wed, 5 Dec 2012 10:05:27 -0500
From:	Theodore Ts'o <>
To:	Tao Ma <>
Cc:	qixuan wu <>, Li Zefan <>,
	Eric Sandeen <>,
	Yafang Shao <>,,,
Subject: Re: help about ext3 read-only issue on ext3(

On Wed, Dec 05, 2012 at 09:58:17PM +0800, Tao Ma wrote:
> Are you sure the disk is good? I just checked the code in e2fsprogs, it
> seems that it will not complain if rec_len = 0, and the dir iteration
> just aborts.

Um, where are you seeing this?  It should be complaining that the
directory entry is corrupt if rec_len < 12.  I believe I see the
checks there, but I haven't tried creating some test file systems to
be sure.

						- Ted
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