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Date:	Mon, 9 Nov 2009 09:53:18 +0100
From:	Pavel Machek <>
To:	Theodore Tso <>,,
	Rik van Riel <>,
	Ric Wheeler <>,
	Florian Weimer <>,
	Goswin von Brederlow <>,
	Rob Landley <>,
	kernel list <>,
	Andrew Morton <>,,,,,,
Subject: periodic fsck was Re: [patch] ext2/3: document conditions when
 reliable operation is possible

On Wed 2009-08-26 14:02:48, Theodore Tso wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 06:43:24AM -0700, wrote:
> >>>
> >>> as the ext3 authors have stated many times over the years, you still need
> >>> to run fsck periodicly anyway.
> >>
> >> Where is that documented?
> >
> > linux-kernel mailing list archives.
> Probably from some 6-8 years ago, in e-mail postings that I made.  My
> argument has always been that PC-class hardware is crap, and it's a

Well, in SUSE11-or-so, distro stopped period fscks, silently :-(. I
believed that it was really bad idea at that point, but because I
could not find piece of documentation recommending them, I lost the

(cesky, pictures)
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