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Date:   Thu, 9 Jan 2020 12:24:51 -0500
From:   "Theodore Y. Ts'o" <>
To:     Jan Kara <>
Cc:     Ext4 Developers List <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ext4: export information about first/last errors via

On Thu, Jan 09, 2020 at 10:12:40AM +0100, Jan Kara wrote:
> On Mon 23-12-19 19:05:41, Theodore Ts'o wrote:
> > Make {first,last}_error_{ino,block,line,func,errcode} available via
> > sysfs.
> > 
> > Also add a missing newline for {first,last}_error_time.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Theodore Ts'o <>
> The patch looks good to me. You can add:
> Reviewed-by: Jan Kara <>
> I'm just wondering a bit why do you need this? Some system monitoring
> thing?

Yes, precisely.  Especially in cloud environments, where the disk
often gets deleted when the VM is terminated, so reading the this
information from the superblock won't be possible.

						- Ted

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